Year: 2018

Will Justify Ever Run Again?

A few weeks ago, horse racing enthusiasts were discussing Justify’s next move – the Haskell, Travers, Pennsylvania Derby. All that went out the window with trainer Bob Baffert’s admission that Justify had some swelling in his left front ankle. They were going to take it day by day, but with each day, the hopes that […]

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What’s Next for Justify?

After his whirlwind of races – six in four months, including the Triple Crown – Justify has had a well-deserved month off. But the question everyone is asking is, what next? The Haskell Invitational is one possibility, but it’s coming up soon – July 29 – and Justify hasn’t been training seriously enough to get […]

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Mike Repole is a Whiner

Mike Repole, owner of Vino Rosso, wants the Belmont stewards to take another look at the Belmont Stakes to see if Restoring Hope caused any interference that allowed Justify to capture the 13th Triple Crown. Restoring Hope, like Justify, is trained by Bob Baffert, but both horses have different owners. Repole thinks…Well, I don’t know […]

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Justify!

Justify took the 150th Belmont Stakes, 45 years to the day after Secretariat made his record-breaking romp to capture the Triple Crown in record-breaking time, and in doing so became the 13th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history. Justify’s win wasn’t as impressive as Secretariat’s – who has? – but he led from wire […]

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