Holly M. Smith Video of Justify at Churchill Downs on Monday

Here is a short video that Holly M. Smith, who has become a regular contributor to our site, photographed, choreographed, edited, and completed of the grand Justify and his final tune-up for the Belmont Stakes.

It is a wonderfully done piece and the art work is remarkable. Thanks to Holly, who is one of the most talented young people I have met in a very long time. Extraordinary person. Exemplary work.

Take a look:


We ran very well to finish second, but I thought [the stewards] could have put us up. It was an excellent race, we finished second, and he deserved to win. I’m sure there will be no change [in our plans to continue to the Kentucky Derby]. He ran a great race.”

Kiaran McLaughlin, Who conditioned the runner-up, Enticed, in Wood Memorial
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    Gene McLean began his professional career in 1977 as a sportswriter and columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington, Ky., and was recognized as one of the state’s best writers, winning the prestigious “Sportswriter of the Year” honor in 1985. Now the President and Publisher of The Pressbox, McLean sets ...

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