Justify, unbeaten in five career starts, became the first horse since 1882 to win the Kentucky Derby (as the favourite) without racing as a 2-year-old and then followed up with a Preakness victory (as an even bigger favourite) that wasn't quite as impressive as it appeared Justify might be tiring at the end.
Preakness runner-up Bravazo, the only other horse besides Justify who will be competing in each leg of the Triple Crown, and Vino Rosso were both were installed at 8-1 while the rest of the field is 12-1 or longer. Racing hearts will root for Justify on Saturday, but taking into account the monumental task he faces gambling minds will look for the likely upsetter and bet accordingly.
"I never do like the rail", Baffert told reporters at the Belmont draw Tuesday. So we're just going to deal with it. History stacks up against Justify, too.
Since 1905, a leading 23 horses have won from the No. 1 post. But none have won from the rail since Empire Maker in 2003.
This time the No. 7 hole went to Tenfold.
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Justify was dominant at the Derby and Preakness, but he's not fast enough to sustain that dominance at Belmont.
Bravazo was sixth in the Derby and second in the Preakness with 90+ in three of his last four races.
Long shot outsider Free Drop Billy (30-1) was in gate two, with the unsafe 8-1 contender Bravazo in three.
The total purse of Triple Crown winners has changed in the past 99 years since Sir Barton won $57,275 in 1919 ($828,481 in today's world). This year marks the eighth consecutive Triple Crown collaboration between SMT and NBC Sports Group and is particularly exciting as Justify seeks to become only the second horse since 1978 to win a Triple Crown.
Despite riding 1,200-pound animals at 35 miles per hour, Smith has been relatively injury free throughout his career, although he had a frightening spill in 1998 at Saratoga, where he broke his back and spent months in a body cast.
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The top trainers in the sport will clash this weekend in NY.
Tim Lincecum won't be making a major league comeback with the Texas Rangers, who had signed the two-time NL Cy Young victor during spring training with plans for him to be a reliever. The Red Sox placed left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz on the 10-day disabled list with tendinitis in his left biceps. Max Scherzer kept throwing strikes and the Tampa Bay Rays kept making outs.
Hofburg has been lightly raced with just four outings and only one victory.
Scherzer (10-1) won his ninth consecutive decision, striking out 13 while throwing 81 of his 99 pitches for strikes. Still, only 12 horses have won the prestigious achievement since 1875.
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Either way, Tuesday's outcome was stunning. He also cashed the Pick 4, Pick 5 and Pick 6 at Pimlico this year. Stephens beat Keys in the U.S. Open final last September, and Thursday's rematch will be the first all-American women's semifinal at the French Open since Serena Williams defeated Jennifer Capriati in 2002.