If he can, he will become the 13th Triple Crown victor and the second since the Bob Baffert-trained American Pharoah became the first since 1978 three years ago.
"He's just breathing fire out there, " Justify's assistant trainer, Jimmy Barnes, said last Friday, after Justify's daily gallop at Churchill Downs.
Justify will come out of the No. 1 post position in Saturday's Belmont Stakes where the undefeated chestnut colt will try to become only the second victor of US thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown since 1978.
In addition to the post positions, the morning-line odds also were assigned, with Justify made the overwhelming favorite at 4-5. "So we'll just deal with it". "It's a lot of pressure, too".
Lou Lamoriello moved quickly to shake up the New York Islanders by firing coach Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow and naming himself the team's new GM just two weeks after taking over as president of hockey operations. "The place is going to be rocking". He's never run on dirt, never run in this country and never run more than a mile in a race (Belmont is 1-1/2 miles).
"He got their attention somehow". Baffert said the margin of victory was somewhat misleading. Once Pharaoh did it, I just had this sense of relief. Normally, I'd jump on that offering and load up on Justify to win and maybe use him in some exotic bets as well.
"He's a tough horse", he said. "This guy will let you love on him for about four seconds, and that's it". Baffert had yet to decide exactly what the colt will do over the next two days, although it won't be anything of outcome; his major training has been completed. His Preakness performance lacked the dominance of his prior starts if you consider the short and diminishing margin he beat second-place finisher Bravazo, but only a contrarian racing pundit would find fault in a front-running win over a sloppy track two weeks after winning the Kentucky Derby in similar conditions.
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Baffert's 13-year-old son, Bode, already texted his race-day forecast to his father, who read it out loud off his phone. As soon as I saw the muddy track on race day, everything changed; everything except the column I submitted on the previous Wednesday.
"We have it", Baffert said.
Truth be told, Baffert prefers a dry, fast track.
For what it is worth, the National Weather Service is forecasting a 50 percent chance of showers Saturday for Belmont Park.
Good Magic did that in the Preakness and Mike Smith, the jockey of Justify, felt Bravazo and Tenfold closing at the wire.
The D Wayne Lukas-trained Bravazo, who finished a half-length behind Justify at the Preakness, will jump from three.
Belmont Stakes officials are hoping inclement weather doesn't rain on their parade during Saturday's big horse race, featuring fan favorite Justify - the undefeated colt hoping to win the coveted Triple Crown.
"I'd like to see a nice day", Bob Baffert said. "We can not think of a better brand than Wheels Up to partner with a horse like Justify". Justify is good, but he's not good enough to join that club.
The Celtics finished 2017-18 with a 55-27 record. "I wouldn't say it's one of the better ones or one of the worst ones". We're not looking to make changes other than just small tweaks here and there to our roster.
The previous round of talks in Washington saw China pledging "significant increase" in its purchases of USA agricultural goods. An editorial in China's Global Times , a state-run newspaper, criticized the U.S. for coming up with new demands.
Following this, Canada filed a complaint at the WTO over Trump's tariffs. "But we see no sign of that in this action today". It sells the USA more steel and aluminum than anyone else, in part because of deeply integrated auto and defense sectors.
Speaking on Sunday in the Sicilian port of Catania, Mr Salvini said: "Enough of Sicily being the refugee camp of Europe". Di Maio is also the minister for labor, a combination he said made sense since the two ministries must work together.
Those players - Kyle Korver , Jeff Green , and Larry Nance - collectively shot 2-of-11 with 10 rebounds and three assists. George Hill came back from missing a key free throw in Game 1 to score 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting.
Qualcomm , with manufacturing help from Samsung, is launching the Snapdragon 850 chipset for Always Connected PCs . It can be believed to be a successor to the Snapdragon 835 which was launched for Windows 10 devices past year .
Siri will also provide new suggestions, such as prompting a user to turn on Do Not Disturb on their phone when entering a movie. It remains to be seen whether or not this new group FaceTime feature will run smoothly when iOS 12 launches later this year.
Zidane announced his departure Thursday, less than a week after guiding Madrid to a third successive Champions League crown. Pochettino, who joined Spurs in 2014, said: "I am happy at Tottenham because they let me work and we are growing together".
On realising that it was not possible to shoot in Mumbai's Dharavi, the makers recreated Asia's second largest slum in Chennai. Several pro-Kannada groups have also warned theatres not to screen the film if they want to avoid any untoward incident.
Nadal lost the opener 6-4 against 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman but began to play better after a rain delay of just under an hour. But this gesture towards her coach Darren Cahill was more than a celebratory pose, it was a sign that this was 'the new Simo'.
Those penalties will remain in place "until the United States government eliminates tariffs imposed", Mexico's government said. Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures at one point fell more than 2 percent following the Mexico pork tariff announcement.
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Launched in 2011 on iPhone 4S, "Siri" is not as evolved as Amazon's "Alexa" and "Google Assistant", The Verge reported this week. Ideally, GDPR-level control for users should become standard for all apps across Apple's multiple operating systems.
USA and Brent crude prices diverge further
U.S. crude stockpiles fell 3.6 million barrels last week, the EIA said , exceeding expectations for a decline of 525,000 barrels. It has doubled in less than a month, as a lack of pipeline capacity in the U.S. has trapped a lot of output inland.
Trump advisor admits trade dispute a risk to US economy
Defying fears of a global trade war, US businesses have made it abundantly clear that they see no reason to stop hiring. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wall Street regulator that combats insider trading, declined to comment.