Belmont has charm despite absences
ELMONT, N.Y. -- At the Kentucky Derby, everyone is all jazzed up, tracking the "buzz" horses. Those runners squeeze into a crowded field, hurtling toward the wire in a rough-and-tumble finish.
Next it's on to the Preakness, where the Derby winner attempts to seal the deal. A bid at immortality -- Triple Crown greatness -- is on the line. This year? Not this year? Regardless, the journey continues.
Now, the 142nd Belmont Stakes has arrived. It's been five weeks since the top ...
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THE TRIPLE CROWN
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• Desormeaux defends Derby stretch ride
• Eskendereya retired; Jess Jackson buys in
• Eskendereya cruises in the Wood Memorial
• Drosselmeyer's feet seem OK after work
• Belmont: First Dude could be one to catch