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Justify parades at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Triple Crown winner Justify was calm while posing for thousands of fans who cheered and took pictures of horse racing’s newest superstar in 90-degree heat at Churchill Downs.

A week after becoming the second Triple Crown champion in four years and 13th overall, the unbeaten chestnut colt received rock star treatment Saturday night.

One fan yelled, “You won me a lot...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Triple Crown winner Justify was calm while posing for thousands of fans who cheered and took pictures of horse racing’s newest superstar in 90-degree heat at Churchill Downs.

A week after becoming the second Triple Crown champion in four years and 13th overall, the unbeaten chestnut colt received rock star treatment Saturday night.

One fan yelled, “You won me a lot of money!” as Justify strode through the paddock after walking from the backside barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert toward the front stretch.

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Baffert received his fifth engraved trophy for winning the Kentucky Derby with Justify on May 5 and said of the Triple Crown, “I still can’t believe we did it.”

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith and Justify’s breeders and ownership group also got trophies for his 2 1/2-length Derby victory in a ceremony that included the new three-foot Triple Crown trophy.