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Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown winner after wire-to-wire win at Belmont

Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown winner after wire-to-wire win at Belmont
Posted at 4:04 PM, Jun 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-09 19:04:27-04

On Saturday, Justify won the Belmont Stakes to become the 13th Triple Crown winner in history.

Justify took the Kentucky Derby and Preakness earlier this year and won the Belmont Stakes in wire-to-wire fashion.

Justify's trainer, Bob Baffert, wins his second Triple Crown. He also won with American Pharoah in 2015.