BELMONT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BELMONT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) California Chrome owner still irked after Belmont loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58042630-77/california-chrome-belmont-coburn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58042630-77/california-chrome-belmont-coburn.html.csp">California Chrome owner still irked after Belmont loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T22:46:31.96-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • California Chrome went home to the West Coast on Sunday with a bandaged right front foot — and no Triple Crown — after bumping another horse leaving the Belmont Stakes starting gate. Steve Coburn, who co-owns California Chome, was still smarting, too. He was irked Belmont winner Tonalist didn’t run in either of the first two legs of the Triple Crown. After the race, he complained others took “the coward’s way out” by skipping the Derby and/or the Preakness. A day later, Coburn was unr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580426302014-06-08T22:46:31.96-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T22:46:31.96-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042630@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:46:31 MDT Belmont Stakes: For Tonalist owner, victory brings memory of loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041134-77/tonalist-belmont-horse-evans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58041134-77/tonalist-belmont-horse-evans.html.csp">Belmont Stakes: For Tonalist owner, victory brings memory of loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FEINBERG | The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T22:15:47.154-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Robert Evans knows what it feels like to fall short of the Triple Crown. His family owned Pleasant Colony, the horse who won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in 1981 before finishing third in the Belmont Stakes. When Pleasant Colony lost, silence fell over his family’s box. On Saturday, it was Evans’ turn to play spoiler. His horse, Tonalist, won at Belmont, ending California Chrome’s bid for the first Triple Crown since 1978. California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth. “...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580411342014-06-07T22:15:47.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T22:15:47.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58041134@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:15:47 MDT Horse racing: California Chrome’s Triple Crown quest collapses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040489-77/california-chrome-triple-belmont.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040489-77/california-chrome-triple-belmont.html.csp">Horse racing: California Chrome’s Triple Crown quest collapses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS | The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T23:15:16.551-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years. California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth. The result means the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion in history will be extended. California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza lost the 1 1/2-mile race on a hot day at Belmont Park, where tens of thousands of fans were packed in hoping to see history. It was n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580404892014-06-07T23:15:16.551-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T23:15:16.551-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58040489@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:15:16 MDT Can California Chrome complete Triple Crown quest? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58036128-77/california-chrome-belmont-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58036128-77/california-chrome-belmont-horse.html.csp">Can California Chrome complete Triple Crown quest?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T23:46:56.307-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A one-time pauper is trying to become prince. California Chrome, a modestly bred colt with working class owners, can become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years by capturing Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes. After winning only two of his first six starts, California Chrome has emerged as an equine superstar. He has become an four-legged folk-hero after reeling off six straight victories, including breathtaking triumphs in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. If California Chrome defeats...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58036128@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:46:56 MDT Horse racing: Myriad factors make Triple Crown win so tough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58033940-77/california-chrome-belmont-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58033940-77/california-chrome-belmont-horse.html.csp">Horse racing: Myriad factors make Triple Crown win so tough</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Beth Harris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T13:51:58.131-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 01:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Three races in a five-week span at varying distances on different tracks. It’s so tough only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, and none in 36 years. It’s the longest span without a winner. Now it’s California Chrome’s turn to try on Saturday at the Belmont Stakes. The striking chestnut colt with a blaze and four white feet appears to have rebounded well after two hard races in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, with the most exhausting still to come. He’ll run 11/2 miles around Belm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580339402014-06-06T13:51:58.131-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T13:51:58.131-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033940@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:51:58 MDT This day in the history of sports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58032041-77/wins-open-6-4-belmont.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58032041-77/wins-open-6-4-belmont.html.csp">This day in the history of sports</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T23:27:31.64-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">June 6 1919 — Man o’ War wins his first race, a 5-furlong contest over a straightaway at Belmont Park. The 3-to-5 favorite wins by six lengths, covering the distance in 59 seconds. 1924 — Cyril Walker captures the U.S. Open with a three-stroke victory over Bobby Jones. 1936 — Granville, ridden by J. Stout, wins the Belmont Stakes by a neck over Mr. Bones. Bold Venture, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, does not run in the race. 1981 — Summing, ridden by George Martins, wins the Belmont St...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580320412014-06-05T23:27:31.64-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T23:27:31.64-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58032041@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:27:31 MDT California Chrome made 3-5 favorite for Belmont http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58027044-77/belmont-chrome-california-horses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58027044-77/belmont-chrome-california-horses.html.csp">California Chrome made 3-5 favorite for Belmont</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T18:45:55.853-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will face 10 rivals old and new on Saturday at Belmont Park. Since Affirmed became the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, three Belmont fields with the same history on the line also drew 11 horses in 1981, 1988 and 2002. “They better worry about me,” California Chrome trainer Art Sherm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580270442014-06-04T18:45:55.853-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T18:45:55.853-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:45:55 MDT Sports briefs: Saban’s new deal worth nearly $7 million a year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58024298-77/million-coach-saban-alabama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58024298-77/million-coach-saban-alabama.html.csp">Sports briefs: Saban’s new deal worth nearly $7 million a year</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T21:47:08.408-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">COLLEGE FOOTBALL • Alabama coach Nick Saban is a mere bonus or two from knocking down another salary barrier and becoming the $7 million man. A unanimous vote by the Alabama system trustees’ compensation committee Tuesday made Saban’s new 8-year, $55.2 million deal official nearly six months after the university announced the agreement. The 62-year-old Saban will make $6.5 million in base pay and what the university describes as a “talent fee” plus a $400,000 completion bonus for each year and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580242982014-06-03T21:47:08.408-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-03T21:47:08.408-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58024298@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:47:08 MDT Horse racing: California Chrome’s story may never repeat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019312-77/horse-california-chrome-derby.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58019312-77/horse-california-chrome-derby.html.csp">Horse racing: California Chrome’s story may never repeat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PAT GRAHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:14:37.855-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aurora, Colo. • A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you. Well, almost certainly not. For all the buzz California Chrome’s feel-good run at the Triple Crown is generating for horse racing, his too-good-to-be-true story has virtually no chance of repeating itself, according to the numbers. The horse that will line up at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday is the product of an unspectacular mare and an equally unheralded stallion, bred in a state not known for produ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580193122014-06-02T22:14:37.855-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:14:37.855-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019312@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:14:37 MDT