"I have no earthly idea what Florent was thinking or what his race strategy was", he said in an email response to a request for an interview.
Since 1990, there have been 10 instances where horses have won the first two of the three legs of the Triple Crown: Silver Charm in 1997, Real Quiet in 1998, Charismatic in 1999, War Emblem in 2002, Funny Cide in 2003, Smarty Jones in 2004, Big Brown in 2008, I'll Have Another in 2012 and California Chrome in 2014.
After becoming the second Triple Crown victor in the past four years, Justify's breeding rights skyrocketed to a record $75 million, with the horse expected to breed as much as 250 times a year. "I will never know".
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who saddled American Pharoah to end a 37-year-old Triple Crown drought in 2015, thus became the second trainer along with "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons to train two Triple Crown winners, with Fitzsimmons having conditioned Gallant Fox (1930) and his son, Omaha (1935).
The three-year-old colt, bred by British Columbia's John Gunther, entered the Grade 1, $1.5 million race undefeated, and sped to a convincing 1 ¾-length win over runner up, Gronkowski.
But the owner says he hopes the NY racing stewards talk to Geroux about his ride. None of the other nine horses had a chance to catch him.
But the New York State Gaming Commission confirmed that there were no plans for its steward, Steve Lewandowski, to discuss it with Geroux.
White House adviser apologizes for slamming Justin Trudeau
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'If said violation is without such effect upon the finish of the race, penalty therefore may be applied against the offender only'.
Raptors hire Nick Nurse as new head coach
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Robbie Williams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony
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Thiem stands between Nadal and his 11th French Open title
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Iraq Ballot Warehouse Fire 'Deliberate'
The move could undermine nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who's bloc won the largest amount of seats in the elections. The June 11 report said the suspects included three police officers and an employee of Iraq's elections commission.