Justify Becomes 13th Thoroughbred Triple Crown Winner

Justify, with Mike Smith aboard, cruises to victory in the Belmont Stakes, the final jewel in Thoroughbred Racing's Triple Crown. Credits: Chelsea Durand | NYRA

ELMONT, N.Y. — Justify become Thoroughbred racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner by winning the Belmont Stakes on June, 9, 2018.

Of note:

The chestnut colt is only the second Triple Crown champion to be undefeated

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Trainer Bob Baffert is only the second trainer to win two Triple Crowns, having won with American Pharoah in 2015.

Mike Smith is the oldest rider to win a Triple Crown.

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