Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

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And Margaret Reid nailed it, reports My San Antonio, correctly choosing Limousine Liberal as victor of the day's 8th race, the Churchill Downs Stakes; then Maraud in the American Turf Stakes; Funny Duck (and his 39-1 odds) in the Pat Day Mile; Yoshida in the Old Forester Turf Classic; and then, of course, Justify.

"I'm not thinking about that at all, not yet", he said. "Big, powerful, athletic face". Baffert's other victories came with Silver Charm (1997), Real Quiet (1998), War Emblem (2002) and Triple Crown victor American Pharoah (2015). He looks good, but I just have to observe him.

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Trailing Promises Fulfilled by a length after the first quarter miles, the two horses held that position for the next two quarter miles, but Justify made his move in the final turn.

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Smith's other Derby victory came in 2005 with Giacomo. This horse is the real deal and now has the eyes of America on him. "It was a pretty awesome performance".

Todd Pletcher, who dislikes running his horses again in two weeks, said Audible (third in the Derby), Magnum Moon, Vino Rosso and Noble Indy would return to his NY base. I keep using the term 'above average, ' because he has a mind to him as well.

"I want to give myself a little room to really observe the horse", Brown said. "If he wins the Preakness then we'll see". Lukas has won the Preakness six times.

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