Justify Wins Belmont Stakes And Historic 13th Triple Crown Title

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Jun. 9 2018, Updated 10:06 p.m. ET

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Justify won the Belmont Stakes today and entered the history books.

The thoroughbred became the 13th Triple Crown winner with his victory

Justify's jockey Mike Smith and trainer Bob Baffert where celebrating at the end of the race.

The Triple Crown victory is the first since American Pharoah back in 2015.

In the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes Gronkowski placed second and Hogburg third over the one and a half miles track at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

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Secretariat still holds the track record at 2 minutes and 24 seconds set back in 1973.

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