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Bob Baffert, the trainer for Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness favorite Justify, opted for a stall that was as far from the beaten path as possible for his chestnut colt at Pimlico.
Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite in an eight-horse field at the Preakness coming off his impressive win in the Kentucky Derby.
He may not have done himself any favours at Randwick on ANZAC Day, but tab.com.au form analyst Mitchell Lamb remains confident in Separated's ability.
Kentucky Derby winner Justify is the favorite for the Preakness Stakes. A look at each of the field's eight horses chances Saturday from Pimlico.
Justify's feet were tender following the Kentucky Derby but the problem is behind him after quick treatment and he is on track for the Preakness, trainer Bob Baffert said Thursday.
Wednesday's best racing action comes from Warwick Farm and Sandown, tab.com.au form analyst Mitchell Lamb settling on a a juicy $6.50 option as his best bet of the day.
A bettor from Austin, Texas, picked five straight winners in Races 8-12 on Saturday at Churchill Downs, culminating with Justify's win in the Kentucky Derby. The bet, placed at Retama Park in Selma, Texas, returned $1.2 million.
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A $500 futures bet on Justify at 300-1 to win the Kentucky Derby paid off big for one bettor Saturday. The bet was placed in February, days before Justify's first race.
Justify ended the so-called 'Curse of Apollo,' becoming the first horse since 1882 to win the Derby without racing as a 2-year-old. Now, the focus becomes ending a much shorter drought for the sport -- Justify has Triple Crown-type ability.
Record rainfall created sloppy conditions at Churchill Downs, but Justify overcame the competition to win the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby.