California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.
Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
Longtime voice of the Triple Crown, David Johsnon, joins J&R to talk all about the upcoming Kentucky Derby. Mobile device users may click here to listen to the audio.
This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.
Legendary track announcer, Dave Johnson, joins J&R to talk about the I’ll Have Another, why he won’t be racing and the life of “horse sex” that lies in front of him, as well as the triple crown in general.
Jockey Steve Cauthen joined Vandermeer & Lopez as part of the Ultimate Name Dropper Contest and talked about the Kentucky Derby, the best horse racing movie and the state of horse racing.