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Audible pulled from the Belmont Stakes, making Justify’s path to the Triple Crown easier

The outcome of the Triple Crown could come down to a business decision, not a sporting competition.The Belmont Stakes will be contested June 9 in New York, and the path to racing immortality was cleared significantly for Justify Friday. The Kentucky...

Justify’s breeding rights sold ahead of Belmont Stakes

Justify is on the brink of horse racing history, needing just a win at the Belmont Stakes in two weeks to take home the Triple Crown.His breeding rights, though, have apparently already been sold.Coolmore Stud — who bought the breeding...

Baffert thinks Justify has right stuff to win Triple Crown

Bob Baffert has a good feeling about Justify's chances of winning the final leg of the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes.The famed horse trainer appeared on the ''PodcastOne Sports Now'' show to talk to co-hosts Jim Litke...

Triple Crown tilt looks likely for Preakness winner Justify

Washington (AFP) - Justify was looking "bright" after a hard-fought victory in the Preakness Stakes, trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday, with all signs pointing toward a run at Triple Crown glory."I don't see why we don't go to...

Justify ready for some rest and a run at Triple Crown

(Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify headed back to Churchill Downs on Sunday to rest up and train for a June 9 run at U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.The chestnut colt, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes,...

Belmont distance, fatigue test Justify in Triple Crown bid

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Justify keeps showing something new each time he races.In the Kentucky Derby, he showed he could run in the mud in a crowded, 20-horse field. In the Preakness, he showed he could withstand the challenge...

Justify wins Preakness, sets stage for Triple Crown bid

Washington (AFP) - Kentucky Derby winner Justify battled to a gritty victory in the 143rd Preakness Stakes on Saturday to keep the dream of a 13th Triple Crown winner alive.Pressed early by Derby runner-up Good Magic at fog-shrouded...

Good Magic’s fast start leads to disappointing finish

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Dueling in the fog in front of 134,487 fans straining to see the action, Good Magic gamely jumped to the lead in the Preakness and held the rail.Every time Kentucky Derby winner Justify got close,...

Justify wins the Preakness Stakes to set up a Triple Crown attempt

Three weeks ago, Justify romped to a decisive victory in Kentucky. Would it happen again in muddy, foggy Maryland? The answer: absolutely. Source link

Kentucky Derby winner Justify captures Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Latest on Saturday's 143rd running of the Preakness (all times local):7:15 p.m.Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another impressive victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on...

Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown

(Reuters) - Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month.The heavily favored three-year-old chestnut colt overcame the...

Preakness could ultimately land on ‘super track’ at Laurel

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Belinda Stronach has lofty goals for horse racing in Maryland, and she isn't so sure Pimlico Race Course is the place to make it all happen.Stronach, the chairman and president of The Stronach Group, which...

Baffert, Justify hope to shine at potentially wet Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be chasing history, and Justify hopes to keep his Triple Crown bid alive in what is shaping up to be a soggy Preakness.Baffert saddled Justify in a Kentucky...

Red Ruby pulls away to easy victory in Black-Eyed Susan

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Following an unplanned two-month break from racing, Red Ruby returned with a flourish in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.Red Ruby pulled away from Coach Rocks on a sloppy track Friday and cruised to a 4 3/4-length...

Preakness looks like Justify’s race to lose after Derby win

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want to see the Kentucky Derby winner up-close and then set their sights on trying to beat that horse.This year, they can see Justify. They just don't know if...

Justify, Good Magic primed for Preakness rematch

(Reuters) - Justify will be gunning for the second jewel of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown on Saturday at the Preakness Stakes where Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic will try to spoil the party in a much-anticipated rematch.An...

Good Magic, Quip are top challengers to Justify in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Justify is the talk of Pimlico Race Course and the horse racing industry with a very real chance to win the Triple Crown.But he's got a few notable challengers in the Preakness. It's not the...

Baffert on brink of history with Preakness favorite Justify

Washington (AFP) - Trainer Bob Baffert stands on the brink of history as he brings Kentucky Derby winner Justify to the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in search of the second jewel in US flat racing's Triple Crown.If the...

Preakness Stakes: How to bet $100 (hint: pick Justify)

After heroically padding the wallets of the readership with Kentucky Derby winnings two weeks ago – nearly tripling your investment – the directive came down from my benevolent Yahoo Sports overlords this week:Do it again. Give us another...

Who to bet on in the 143rd Preakness

Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde offers his picks for the 2018 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Source link

Half the horses in Preakness field get 1st shot at Justify

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Half the participants in the eight-horse Preakness field have yet to experience the sensation of chasing Justify to the finish line.Perhaps one of the new shooters in Saturday's race can find a way to leave...

Justify tests soggy Pimlico track in workout for Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) -- 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.Because the track was soaked from a...

Stagnant horse racing betting court ruling helps the sport

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Horse racing has been struggling for years to regain a strong footing on the national sports landscape, and owners hope to use betting on other sports to bring fans back to the tracks.The gamble...

Justify’s stunning rise from equine nobody to Triple Crown threat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Spring time is basically Christmas time for thoroughbred racing trainers. This is when the new four-legged presents begin to arrive in the barn, in the form of 2-year-old horses ready to start their racing careers.Optimism...

Preakness could leave aging Pimlico, move to Laurel Park

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Pimlico Race Course is all gussied up again this week, ready to host the Preakness on a day that will enable the 148-year-old track to survive another year.Old Hilltop is showing its age, however, and...

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