Stories tagged: Belmont
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 …