Belmont Stakes

Triple crown contender Justify works out at Belmont Park on June 7, 2018.
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June 08, 2018 - 9:20 am
The 150th Belmont Stakes is "the Test of the Champion." It is a 1½-mile race contested at Belmont Park, which wraps up the Triple Crown season.
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Hofburg trains on the main track in preparation for the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Jun 5, 2018. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports
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June 06, 2018 - 4:33 pm
There are horses for courses and Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott thinks he has one ready to upset Justify's bid for a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
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 Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) after winning the Kentucky Derby on May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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June 06, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Intermittently stealing headlines away from the undeniable beauty that exists in thoroughbred horse racing is the continued debate over horses running on race-day Lasix, a therapeutic medication
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Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify and exercise rider Humberto Gomez take to the track on May 28, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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June 05, 2018 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the No. 1 post for the colt's bid to sweep the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was made the early 4-5 favorite in the 10-horse field for Saturday's race. Baffert is not...
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May 24, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Justify has begun preparing for the Belmont Stakes and pursuit of the Triple Crown with an energetic gallop around Churchill Downs.
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Mike Smith aboard Justify (7) passes Jose L. Ortiz aboard Good Magic (5) during the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes on May 19, 2018, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
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May 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Justify keeps showing something new each time he races.
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