ESPINOZA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ESPINOZA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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