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Justify is the 13th Triple Crown Winner

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    3 years ago, American Pharoah did it. And now Justify becomes the 13th thoroughbred in 100 years to win the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes, to become the Triple Crown Champion in horse racing.

    That was a tense race to watch. Justify had the lead from the very beginning and NEVER lost it. It seemed like a few times he miight lose it. But it was never really that close.

    I'll add a video of the race once NBC uploads it on Youtube.

    It's one of the rarest feats on all of sports. Was really cool to see.

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    2nd time this has happened in 40 years. Forgot to add that. Bob Baffert has to be going crazy right about now.
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    Here's the replay in full:

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    At first I thought it was pretty insane to see two Triple Crown champions, let alone two so close together. But I guess it's not so rare. It groups together like this every so often. Take a look at the years:

    1919

    1930

    1935

    1937

    1941

    1943

    1946

    1948

    1973

    1977

    1978

    2015

    2018

    Looks like we're due for another win this coming year or next year. But with that said, it's still super impressive. I wonder how much money Baffert made off just these three races.