Headlines for Sunday, June 1, 2014

  • After the Wire: Belmont Stakes Preview

    Evan Hammonds examines Seattle Slew's Belmont Stakes and compares his racing style to that of California Chrome. Compare footage from Seattle Slew's Belmont win and California Chrome's first two victories in the Triple Crown.

  • After the Wire - 6/1/2014 - Belmont Stakes Preview

    Evan Hammonds examines Seattle Slew's Belmont Stakes and compares his racing style to that of California Chrome. Compare footage from Seattle Slew's Belmont win and California Chrome's first two victories in the Triple Crown.

  • Belmont Stakes News Update for June 1, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on the status and works of several horses from this morning. Watch work footage from Ride On Curlin, Commanding Curve, Wicked Strong, Commissioner, Matterhorn, Palace Malice, and Princess of Sylmar.

  • California Chrome returned fine from a morning jog June 1.
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    California Chrome Doing Well After Breeze

    Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome walked the shedrow the morning of June 1 after logging his final breeze before the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) a day earlier in front of a crowd of adoring spectators at Belmont Park.

  • Belmont Stakes News Update for June 1, 2014

    Claire Novak updates us on the status and works of several horses from this morning. Watch work footage from Ride On Curlin, Commanding Curve, Wicked Strong, Commissioner, Matterhorn, Palace Malice, and Princess of Sylmar.

  • Ride On Curlin works June 1.
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    Ride On Curlin Posts 'Super' Belmont Breeze

    Daniel Dougherty's Ride On Curlin, runner-up to California Chrome in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), stretched his legs June 1 with a seven-furlong breeze under exercise rider Bryan Beccia at Belmont Park.

  • Belmont Stakes: Todd Pletcher on Works

    Trainer Todd Pletcher talks about the June 1 works of Commissioner, Matterhorn, Palace Malice, Princess of Sylmar, and more at Belmont Park.

  • Nick Zito, the Triple Crown Spoiler

    Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito spoiled two Triple Crown bids with longshot winners in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Here, he talks about what it takes to win the Belmont, and what it will take for another horse to win the Triple Crown.   View other video features on Triple Crown contenders and those who spoiled historic bids, and read Frank Angst’s Triple Crown longform at http://www.bloodhorse.com/CrowningGlory.