Stories tagged: Belmont
Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Jockey Mike Smith back on familiar turf at Belmont
Walking into Belmont Park is like old home week for Mike Smith. The jockey knows the vast track with its sweeping turns like the back of his hand. Fans who …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
Cloud Computing stole the Preakness, and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
Digest: 62-year-old Jay Haas takes Newport Beach lead
Golf: Jay Haas shot an 8-under 63 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead at the Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, California, putting him in position to become the second-oldest …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Digest: Kerber wins US Open for 2nd major title
Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final in New York, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and scoop a down-the-line …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Preakness winner Exaggerator 9-5 favorite in Belmont Stakes
Preakness winner Exaggerator is the 9-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 13 entered for Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Mon., May 19, 2014
Nasal strips become Triple Crown issue
BALTIMORE – California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. Trainer Art …
Sun., March 10, 2013
NCAA tournament qualifiers: Belmont, Florida Gulf Coast first two qualifiers
Kerron Johnson hit a 10-foot pull-up jumper with 1.2 seconds left, and Belmont capped its first season in the Ohio Valley Conference by beating league power Murray State 70-68 in …
Sat., June 9, 2012
Turbulator was superstar in local racing’s heyday
Spokane native Jon White is part of a thirsty generation that remembers when the elusive Triple Crown was won in the high-stakes Sport of Kings. But today, if only for …
Sat., June 9, 2012
Dullahan takes over favorite’s role at Belmont
ELMONT, N.Y. – Although the 144th Belmont Stakes lost its historic implications and biggest draw, there are still 11 horses for whom a victory in the final leg of the …
Thu., June 7, 2012
I’ll Have Another favored in quest for Triple Crown
NEW YORK – I’ll Have Another went into lockdown on Wednesday, moving into a secured barn shortly after the colt was made the early 4-5 favorite to win the Belmont …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2009
Gas storage worries some in Whitman County
Ten years ago, Tom and Holly Bieker moved into a 70-year-old farmhouse in Belmont, a tiny community with a handful of families and grain elevators in Washington’s Palouse country. In …