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:


They worked together a couple of times. I thought they would be a good matchup. They both got a lot out of it and, as you saw, Mask got a lot out of those works. Hopefully she does as well.

Trainer Chad Brown, previously, Brown had been training Stellar Wind in company with the 3YO colt, Mask, who was very impressive in winning the Mucho Macho Man Stakes at Gulfstream last Saturday
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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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