Keeneland president and CEO Bill Thomason talked Friday, August 17, 2018, about the announcement that the Breeders’ Cup will be returning to Lexington and the track in 2020. Keeneland first played host to the Breeders’ Cup in 2015.
Triple Crown winner Justify arrived at WinStar Farm in Versailles on Wednesday after his retirement from racing last week. David Hanley, general manager at WinStar, says in this video that he sees great potential for Justify's breeding career.
Jockey Aaron Kuru and his horse, Des De Jeu, recovered from an almost disastrous jump during a steeplechase event at Awapuni Racing Centre in North Palmerstown, New Zealand, allowing them to storm to victory on June 16.
One day after winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown, Justify looked bright and alert. Trainer Bob Baffert said the colt would return to Louisville, but there are no set plans for his next possible race.
After Justify’s final trip to the track before Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, trainer Bob Baffert said the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner is right where he wants him to be. Justify is trying to come horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner.
Kenny Troutt's current horse, Justify, won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. If Justify wins the Belmont on Saturday, the poor kid from the Mount Vernon projects will own a Triple Crown winner. (Additional footage from Lexington Herald-Leader)