In the runup to any horse race starring the winner of any leg of the Triple Crown – such as today's Jim Dandy starring 2016 Belmont winner Creator, a great young athlete of whom I very much hope we see more – the passionate handicapper and the ordinary two-buck punter [...]
The 2016 Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth this Sunday is, as of yesterday, a lovely free-for-all in hosting the proven Triple Crown rivalry between Nyquist and Exaggerator. Not least, as a Travers and a Breeder's Cup prep, the race now offers an extremely colorful and entertaining return nightmare for [...]
Actress Helen Mirren turns 71 on Tuesday, July 26. Is it possible that she just keeps getting better and better each year? Here are some of the reasons we love the Dame. 1. She’s a Triple Crown winner at an age when many other horses get put out to pasture. Mirren is entertainment’s version of the watch that keeps on ticking. Show More Summary
If we are going to put horses to work for our entertainment, we must do so with tender care and take every reasonable step to assure their safety, at every stage of their lives. Photo by iStockphoto The Triple Crown races are over for...Show More Summary
Are Lady Gaga and Diane Warren set to make awards history with a triple crown of Best Song nominations of their powerful anthem “Til It Happens To You” from the documentary The Hunting Ground? Already having been nominated for an Oscar...Show More Summary
Helen Mirren has played queens and soldiers and monsters and Shakespeare heroines. She’s a household name and a fashion darling, not to mention one of the few performers ever to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting (winning an Oscar, a Tony, and an Emmy). Show More Summary
Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor, U.S. senator: That triple crown has been won only twice, by Frank Lausche and then George Voinovich, separated by a generation and by party affiliation, although each was famous for earning the esteem of peers on both sides of the aisle. Show More Summary
Even without a Triple Crown on the line, thousands of racing fans headed to Belmont Park Saturday.
June 11 (Reuters) - Creator made a brilliant charge down the stretch to edge past Destin by a nose at the wire and win the 148th Belmont Stakes on Saturday, the final leg of U.S. racing's Triple Crown series for three-year-olds. TOOShow More Summary
Creator and Gettysburg, both owned by WinStar Farm, tag teamed expertly. The latter set the pace and the former closed it off, taking the nose victory over Destin in the end. There was no Triple Crown winner this year due to different...Show More Summary
The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is in the books. The third leg of the Triple Crown ended in dramatic fashion. Nyquist took the Kentucky Derby while while Exaggerator took the Preakness. On Saturday, Creator won by a nose. Nyquist...Show More Summary
Exaggerator, fresh off beating Nyquist in the Preakness Stakes, was the heavy favorite in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in Elmont, N.Y., but it was Creator who gained accolades by winning the final leg of the Triple Crown. It was seventh time in the last 16 years that each of the Triple Crown races...
There won't be a Triple Crown winner in 2016, but that won't stop the Belmont Stakes from being an exciting race. Follow along for coverage of the wide-open race, with a field that includes Preakness winner Exaggerator. A Triple Crown might not be in play at the 2016 Belmont Stakes, but that shouldn't take the shine off the 148th running of the race. Show More Summary
The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is set for Saturday and the full race will be available live online. While there is no Triple Crown in play due to separate winners in both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Saturday's Belmont Stakes still represents one of the more grueling tests in horse racing. Show More Summary
The Belmont Stakes is just a few hours away. Will Exaggerator capture the third jewel of the Triple Crown after winning the Preakness? The year after American Pharoah won the Triple Crown for the first time since 1978, we won't get another one. Show More Summary
Even without the Triple Crown on the line, today is still a big one for thoroughbred race fans. Could Suddenbreakingnews, getting a workout back in March, spoil Exaggerator's quest for another trophy in today's Belmont Stakes? Exaggerator,...Show More Summary
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OK, we know there is no Triple Crown up for grabs, but Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is still a pretty big deal for horse racing aficionados. So, what time should you be home to watch it? The race is scheduled for 6:32 p.m. local time in New York. That makes it 3:32 p.m. in Los Angeles. Television...
American Pharoah’s intoxicating victories last year have evolved into a mild hangover as the Belmont Stakes is set to go off Saturday without a Triple Crown on the line.
NEW YORK (AP) — On his first visit back to Belmont Park since American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, Bob Baffert basked in the memories. “It was exciting to come back to the scene of the biggest accomplishment, ever, in my life,” the Hall of Fame trainer told a group of fans at the track […]