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  1. Levine thinks big with prospect Buddy's Saint

    David Grening

    Bruce Levine has waited three decades for a horse like Buddy's Saint, so one can understand his exuberance when he says, "I ain't leaving his side."

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  2. Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Stonestreet Stables, Horse of the Yea...

    David Grening

    The New York Racing Association is attempting to make the dream matchup between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta a reality.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2009
  3. Prospective Belmont Stakes field swells to 10

    David Grening

    Two weeks out from the 138th Belmont Stakes - the third leg of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown - and the field is swelling. Ten horses are considered definite, and at least one more is under consideration.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2006
  4. Belmont: Coronation to anti-climax

    David Grening

    In the space of 48 hours, the Belmont has gone from being a race that could have had a Triple Crown bid by Barbaro, to one that might not have the winners of either of the first two legs of the Triple Crown.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2006
  5. Corinthian off Triple Crown trail

    David Grening

    Corinthian, who was disqualified from first in the Fountain of Youth Stakes, has suffered a minor fracture of his left hind ankle and will miss the entire Triple Crown series, his connections said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2006
  6. Winner of last three starts faces tough Acorn field

    David Grening

    The first Saturday in June last year at Belmont Park brings back bad memories for trainer John Servis, who saw his chance of making racing history fall one length short when Smarty Jones was denied the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown by Birdstone.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2005
  7. Frankel puts 'Smarty' in elite company

    David Grening

    Trainer Bobby Frankel, who stopped Funny Cide's 2003 Triple Crown bid in the Belmont with Empire Maker, believes 'Smarty' may be as good as racing's greatest legends.

    PackageStory | May 21, 2004
  8. Spoken Fur a triple threat

    David Grening

    Two-surface threat sticks to dirt

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2003
  9. Hoof problem produces slow workout time

    David Grening

    Funny Cide's attempt to become Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner got a little easier on Thursday when the connections of contender Atswhatimtalknbout and longshot Colita were withdrawn from consideration for the June 7 Belmont Stakes.

    PackageStory | May 29, 2003