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Laid-back Mike delivers on judgement day

  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018
  • David Bradford
Judgement Day! Justify, one helluva horse; snowy-haired Bob Baffert, a master trainer; Mike Smith, surely a horse and a man in a single wrapping. Well, that’s how I greeted America’s thirteenth Triple Crown winner. However, Alex Waldrop, president of America’s National Racing Association, can be given credit for a more succinct version which read: “This achievement elevates Justify into the pantheon of America’s all-time greatest thoroughbreds. A Triple Crown win…

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