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Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 06:16 PM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 10:07 AM PDT

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 01:55 PM PDT

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 08:51 AM PDT

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...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 02:41 PM PDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Scenes from Preakness Stakes

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

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 12:54 PM PDT

Orb Denied: Oxbow Wins Preakness in Upset

Orb Denied: Oxbow Wins Preakness in Upset

History will have to wait at least one more year. Orb, the Kentucky Derby champion who many hoped would become the first Triple Crown winner in 35 years, finished fourth in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as...

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Cinco de Mayo Protests Planned Outside Morgan Hill School

Cinco de Mayo Protests Planned Outside Morgan Hill School

Live Oak High School is in the news again. The Morgan Hill Unified School District is concerned because there could be as many as three different protest groups voicing their opinions in front of Live Oak...

Penthouse Fire Spreads to Roof of SF Apartment

Penthouse Fire Spreads to Roof of SF Apartment

San Francisco firefighters battled a rooftop blaze at a six-story apartment building in the City’s Castro neighborhood Tuesday afternoon that fire officials said began in the penthouse unit.

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Students, Lawmakers Take Stand Against Sexual Violence

Thirty-one sexual assault victims have filed a federal lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley.

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SF Workers Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies

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