Triple Crown

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

6 Good Things That Come In 3s

Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

MAY 19, 2014: It was reported that the New York Racing Association approved the use of a nasal breathing strip on the horse California Chrome as he tries for a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes after winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness May 19, 2014. BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: Victor Espinoza celebrates atop California Chrome #3 after winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

California Chrome Cleared To Wear Nasal Strip

California Chrome can breathe easy — he’s allowed to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

97.1 The Ticket–05/19/2014

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11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

There may be incredible back stories explaining how these strange names came to be, but we’re just going to take them at face value.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout after hitting a three run-home run in the fourth inning against the New York Mets on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Cabrera Continues To Close Home Run Gap, Creeps Closer To Triple Crown

Davis, since the All-Star break, has gone yard nine times. Slowly but surely, Cabrera is catching up.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2013

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a game tying two run home run in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 9, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Cabrera, Jackson Named AL Players Of The Week

The Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team’s players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 11:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on July 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Reasons Miguel Cabrera Will Likely Repeat As Triple Crown Winner

The Tigers have a high number of games remaining on the road at ball parks which are considered launching pads for home runs, Chicago, New York and Boston.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 17: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammate Prince Fielder #28 after a win over the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on June 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Orioles 5-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Will Cabrera Win Back-To-Back Triple Crowns? Slugger Reflects On Career

As Cabrera’s career plays out, the other Detroit players are very aware that they are playing with one of the best baseball players alive and probably one of the best ever.

CBS Detroit–06/21/2013

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