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Month: June 2018

Mike Repole is a Whiner

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 what he’s thinking. I guess he thought that Restoring Hope went out too quickly, then sat behind Justify, acting as a “blocker” for the lead…

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Justify!

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 to wire, setting his own pace, and was never truly challenged. Gronkowski came from dead last to finish an impressive second, much to the delight…

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