Saturday, June 9, 3-year-old American Thoroughbred colt JUSTIFY conquered the BELMONT STAKES to win the 2018 TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP!!!
The BELMONT STAKES is the third and final crown jewel in the TRIPLE CROWN. The other two are the KENTUCKY DERBY and the PREAKNESS STAKES, which won on Saturday, May 5, and Saturday, May 19.
JUSTIFY winning the 2018 TRIPLE CRWON capped an unprecedented three days in AMERICAN SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS during which time the WASHINGTON CAP\ITALS won the 2018 STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP on Thursday, June 7;, the GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS won the 2018 NBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on Friday, June 8, and; then Justify winning the 2018 Triple Crown Championship on Saturday, June 9.
Justify becomes only the 13th horse in AMERICAN HORSE RACING HISTORY to win the Triple Crown. The most recent was AMERICAN PHARAOH in 2015.
For winning the Triple Crown and so many other reasons, Justify is the cover story for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Magazine.