If the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the Preakness on Saturday, he’ll become the newest horse to be draped in Triple Crown expectations before the Belmont Stakes.
YouTube link. Everyone who watched the Belmont 40 years ago will never forget Secretariat's race that day. He had already won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness; this was his bid for the Triple Crown, and he was so good that few owners wanted to enter their horses against him in the Belmont - that's why there were only four racing that day. Show More Summary
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate is set to receive a demo on the 3DS eShop later this month. Those eager to try out the latest chapter in the Belmont saga will be able to whip out their 3DS and download the demo on February 28.The full game will launch on March 5 in both retail and eShop flavors. Show More Summary
Click here to view the full photogallery. The world famous Kentucky Derby—the first in the Triple Crown series of horse races that also includes the Preakness and Belmont Stakes—is just a few months away and while most trainers have...
Mitt Romney, fired-up by his dominant performance in Wednesday night’s debate, is smelling the finish line like Secretariat at the 1973 Belmont Stakes. In a fundraising email sent out Thursday, Romney confidently stated, “Victory isShow More Summary
In an interview with Joanna Brooks, Mormon feminist Judy Dushku reflects on her personal experience with Romney, who had been her bishop and stake president in the Belmont, MA, community. Her account offers insight into both Romney's earlier pro-choice views...
Truisms are usually simple and here at Not To The Swift when it comes to handicapping I like to keep it simple. One truism about the Belmont Stakes is that it's either won by the best horse or the only horse who could actually run a mile and a half. Show More Summary
In my mind the 1978 Belmont Stakes will always be the greatest race I ever saw, yes I was there that day. Followed closely by Secretariat's Belmont, yes I was there that day too. Next in my mind is Conquistador Cielo's win in 1982. It was a miserable, rainy day at Belmont. Show More Summary
Digger’s entry in the Belmont Stakes was just about as welcome as a nail infection; the entry of the over matched colt says a lot about what is wrong with racing in general and the Triple Crown in particular, the absence of sportsmanship...Show More Summary
Summary: No one can put a damper on horse racing quite like PETA. When you think of the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes, or the Preakness, you think of the Triple Crown, fancy hats, parties on the green, and Kegasus. People see images...Show More Summary
LAST WEEK'S BELMONT STAKES WINNING JOCKEY John Velazquez was injured Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville when his ride Mr. P[...]
Last Saturday, of course, was the Belmont Stakes. The final jewel in the coveted Triple Crown. And we all know the drama that unfolded: I'll Have Another scratched and retired; Union Rags squeaking along the rail, edging out PaytnerShow More Summary
The last minute scratch of I'll Have Another dampened ratings hopes for NBC, but tune-in was still up 12 percent year-over-year. read more
I could have used a better revelation at the window on Saturday, when the laughing gods of chance -- those scrimey bastids -- suggested that I drop a little dough on Optimizer in the Belmont Stakes. As it happens, the laughing gods of chance combin...
Conspiracy and memory at the Belmont Stakes.
Not too soon to buy. ION Television today has announced five all-new original Christmas movies for its 2012. The collection will premiere in November, and includes "Christmas Twister," "A Christmas...
JOHN ANGELILLO/UPI/Landov The decision to scratch and retire I’ll Have Another with swelling in his left front leg on the day before the Belmont Stakes cost him a shot to become the 12th Triple Crown winner, but owner J. Paul Reddam still stands to make millions in stud fees. While the three-year-old colt would likely [...]
Where do I begin? Even without I'll Have Another, the Belmont Stakes was terrific. Great finish. The "big three" of Miami played like a big three, so you have another whole series to root against LeBron James if that's your bent.
It was on this day in 1977 that Seattle Slew won the 109th running of the Belmont Stakes. With his win at Belmont, Seattle Slew became only the tenth horse in history to win the Triple Crown and with his 9 for 9 record, the first Triple Crown winner to finish the series undefeated. In [...]
Even with its star sidelined and no Triple Crown to contest, the Belmont Stakes proved this much: The show does go on. And it went on pretty well, thanks to a thrilling race and a photo finish. Fans were rewarded with a sizzling finale to the season's Triple Crown series when Union Rags overcame Paynter in the closing strides to win by a neck. Show More Summary