WILL JUSTIFY BE LUCKY NUMBER 13 TO TAKE THE TRIPLE CROWN?

If you are one of the few Minnesotans who loves to watch the horse races leading to the Triple Crown, we just might have a King this year. Justify has now won both The Kentucky Derby and The Preakness. His next race will by Saturday June 9th, in New York for The Belmont, the final race which will determine if Justify will be the next horse to make history by taking The Triple Crown.

If you missed the race Saturday, watch it here. It was a foggy day, and Justify is again the cleanest horse on the track; throwing mud in the face of his competitors.

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WHO WAS THE LAST TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION?

If Justify wins The Belmont, he'll join the ranks of the elite 12 horses that have accomplished this amazing feat in the past.  The latest winner of The Triple Crown was in 2015. American Pharaoh.  Watch all three races here.

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The Triple Crown winners are:

  • 2015 American Pharaoh
  • 1978 Affirmed
  • 1977 Seattle Slew
  • 1973 Secretariat
  • 1948 Citation
  • 1946 Assaut
  • 1943 Count Fleet
  • 1941 Whirlaway
  • 1937 War Admiral
  • 1935 Omaha
  • 1930 Gallant Fox
  • 1919 Sir Barton

THE 12 TRIPLE CROWN MAJESTIES-IN ACTION

Watch this compilation video of all of our Triple Crown winners below. Now that we've got you hooked, don't miss the next race on June 9th! The Belmont Stakes. Go Justify! I'm rooting for you!

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