WATCH: Leparoux, Irap Beat the Odds, Win Blue Grass Stakes

Julien Leparoux is good, folks. Beating horses like McCraken and Practical Joke isn’t easy.

Can Leparoux bring more of the magic to Churchill on Saturday? We shall see…

(Video Credit: Keeneland)

It’s amazing,” said Baffert, who had Triple Crown near-misses with Silver Charm (1997), Real Quiet (1998) and War Emblem (2002). “It never gets old. American Pharoah, he’ll always be my first love.

“[This horse] was showing me the same signs [as American Pharoah], he showed me that same brilliance. Superior horse. I mean, he could have won every race on the undercard today. He’s just that kind of horse.”

Bob Baffert, Trainer of Justify

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