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Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 05:01 PM EDT

Orb, Oxbow Face Off in Triple Crown Finale

Orb, Oxbow Face Off in Triple Crown Finale

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, Orb and Oxbow, will face off again in the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes—the final and most arduous Triple Crown Race.

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 08:17 AM EDT

Belmont Stakes Security Gets Tougher

Belmont Stakes Security Gets Tougher

Saturday’s Belmont Stakes on Long Island will have tougher security than in years past, making it the latest big sporting event with stricter policies following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 10:15 AM EDT

Orb, Oxbow Ready for Rematch

Orb, Oxbow Ready for Rematch

The rematch is on. Kentucky Derby winner Orb is set to take on Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday following a workout that his trainer declaring his colt ready for another race.

Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 09:16 PM EDT

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, to be run Saturday for the 145th time, is the oldest, longest and the most grueling of the Triple Crown races. The mile-and-a-half run at New York’s Belmont Park requires more stamina than...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 01:07 PM EDT

Belmont: The Toughest Stop of Horse Racing's Triple Crown

Belmont: The Toughest Stop of Horse Racing's Triple Crown

One key to winning the lengthy Belmont Stakes, Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez says, is to avoid the temptation to push your horse too early on the backstretch. Do that, and your horse will likely run out of...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 04:55 PM EDT

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

More than a half-dozen Belmont Stakes contenders have posted workouts at Belmont Park less than two weeks before the final leg of the Triple Crown.

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:51 AM EDT

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through. After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday's Preakness to extend racing's Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 05:41 PM EDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Scenes from Preakness Stakes

Celebrities and race fans alike arrived for the 138th Preakness Stakes race.... See Full Gallery

Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

All Eyes on Orb at 138th Preakness Stakes

All Eyes on Orb at 138th Preakness Stakes

All eyes will be on Orb Saturday afternoon when the champion colt takes his post at the Preakness Stakes among eight competitors he's favored to beat. The colt's resounding victory at the Kentucky Derby, marked...

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:01 AM EDT

Orb to Have Inside View of Preakness

Orb to Have Inside View of Preakness

For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Then came the post-position draw. Suddenly things got very interesting. Orb's pursuit...

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