Triple Crown winner Justify will get a well-deserved break and then race again this year, although no date or location has been targeted yet after the colt came out of his Belmont Stakes victory in good condition.
Not only did Justify give the 65-year-old trainer his second Triple Crown in four years on Saturday, but for the second straight year, Baffert came away with a win in every race he had an entry on the day of the Belmont Stakes.
Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality. The late bloomer won the Belmont Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths on Saturday, giving the sport its 13th Triple Crown champion.
Justify may not have dominated like American Pharoah did three years ago, but can anything stop him from becoming the next Triple Crown winner?
Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the No. 1 post for the colt’s bid to sweep the Triple Crown. Baffert is not a fan of the inside post for his horses, no matter what the race.
On the verge of his second Triple Crown with Justify, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is quick to recall his admiration for his first history-making superhorse.
Justify has finished a five-furlong workout at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Belmont Stakes and pursuit of a Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has completed a half-mile workout at Churchill Downs in preparation for his Triple Crown bid next month.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify has galloped at Churchill Downs in front of trainer Bob Baffert as the Triple Crown hopeful trains for the Belmont Stakes.
Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert’s second Triple Crown champion in four years.
Justify is the talk of Pimlico Race Course and the horse racing industry with a very real chance to win the Triple Crown.
Half the participants in the eight-horse Preakness field have yet to experience the sensation of chasing Justify to the finish line.
Kentucky Derby winner Justify has gotten acquainted with the track at Pimlico Race Course, where he will attempt to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive Saturday in the Preakness.
Within minutes of their arrival at Pimlico Race Course, Kentucky Derby winner Justify and his trainer circled the stakes barn at a rapid clip.
Trainer Bob Baffert believes the trouble is over now and that it won’t keep Justify from running in the Preakness with a very real chance at the Triple Crown
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