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At Retooled Belmont, Stars Align For Triple Crown

Martin Panza celebrated California Chrome’s charge to Preakness Stakes victory three weeks ago like most fans at the packed Pimlico Race Course — bumping fists, slapping hands and thinking ahead to Saturday and the possibility of the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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Armen Keteyian On The Scott Garceau Show

Armen Keteyian on the Scott Garceau Show Armen Keteyian, Emmy Awarding Leading Corespondent on the 60-Minute Showtime, gives is inside on the drugs going on in horse racing. Keteyian has been working on this investigation […]

105.7 The Fan–06/03/2014

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California Chrome Eager During Belmont Gallop

California Chrome has galloped two miles at Belmont Park, with the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner preparing for the final leg of the Triple Crown.

05/27/2014

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California Chrome Gallops In Slop At Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has galloped for the first time at Belmont Park.

05/22/2014

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Md. Racing Fans Hope To See A Triple Crown Winner This Year

A big weekend for Baltimore and big weekend for horse racing as Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome won the Preakness Stakes and earned a shot at becoming the first horse in more than three decades to win horse racing’s coveted Triple Crown.

05/19/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

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…

05/16/2014

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Trainer Has His Best Horse In Preakness At 85

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Azpurua could be retired, enjoying the South Florida sunshine. He could walk away from training, secure in his success back in Venezuela, where he won more than 3,500 races before coming […]

05/16/2014

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Behind The Tradition Of The Preakness Black-Eyed Susan Blanket

A businessman who owned thoroughbreds that ran at Pimlico suggested to the track’s owners decades ago that his employees would be happy to make the racing blanket desired by every Preakness trainer.

05/15/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014

There are two days until the Preakness Stakes. Linh Bui is live at Pimlico for “Coffee With.” Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about Mark Miazga. Milken Foundation co-founder Michael Milken surprised the Baltimore City College teacher with a $25,000 award.

05/15/2014

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Preview: California Chrome Headlines Preakness Stakes

The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”

05/14/2014

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