Belmont, Orb need each other
The Belmont Stakes could be more than redemption for Derby winner Orb
Amazing what a difference 9 ½-furlong crawl makes in the grand scheme of the Triple Crown.A standing ovation becomes an uncomfortable silence. The Grand Canyon becomes a pothole. Fundamentalists take over Las Vegas. Niagara Falls becomes a babbling brook.
Anticipation of the first successful Triple Crown bid in 35 years would have made the Belmont Stakes the toughest ticket in the Big Apple and New York Racing Association officials ...
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THE TRIPLE CROWN
• 'Lucky' ends Triple Crown bid in Preakness
• 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