Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown Winner

NEW YORK, NY (WTVQ) – Justify entered the Belmont Stakes on Saturday with a chance to become sports royalty.

The horse trained by Bob Baffert won the Belmont Stakes and became only the 13th Triple Crown Winner.

Baffert is now only the second trainer to ever win the Triple Crown twice.

He last won with American Pharoah in 2015.

Baffert is the only trainer to ever win it twice in a five-year span.

Aboard Justify was Mike Smith.

At 52, Smith is now the oldest jockey to ever win the Triple Crown.

Check out the video for what both of them had to say after the race.

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