American racing is the big winner after Justify’s Triple Crown heroics | Greg Wood

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Bob Baffert’s unbeaten Kentucky Derby winner will ensure bumper crowds at his final appearances and huge demand from breeders when he retires to stud

The second Triple Crown winner of the last four decades was greeted as rapturously as the first when Justify crossed the line at Belmont Park on Saturday night, and for the second time in four seasons, American racing will spend the next few months enjoying the glow that only a Triple Crown winner can bring.

This is despite the strong likelihood that the remainder of Justify’s career on the track will now amount to less than five minutes of actual racing time.

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Written by Greg Wood
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/10/american-racing-justify-triple-crown under the title “American racing is the big winner after Justify’s Triple Crown heroics | Greg Wood”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.