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Who are the owners of justify?

Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

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Justify (horse)
Justify
Color Chestnut
Breeder John D. Gunther
Owner WinStar Farm (Majority Owner), China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing
Trainer Bob Baffert

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Hereof, who is the owner of justify horse?

George Soros

Similarly, who owns justified? The Owners Justify, then known as Hip 50, was purchased for $500,000 by WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing at the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

Herein, who are the owners of justify the Kentucky Derby winner?

The co-owners, WinStar Farm, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing and the China Horse Club, bought Justify for $500,000 in 2016. The 52-year-old jockey, Mike Smith, also brought home a nice paycheck: The winning horse rider gets 10 percent of what the owners collect, meaning Smith got a check for $124,000.

Where is justify?

Justify will be paraded at Del Mar racetrack near San Diego on Saturday before returning to WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., early next month.

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Ilia Abdeslam

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How old is justify?

Statistics
Date Age Race
Apr 7, 2018 3 Santa Anita Derby
May 5, 2018 3 Kentucky Derby
May 19, 2018 3 Preakness Stakes
June 9, 2018 3 Belmont Stakes

Maroan [email protected]

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What is justify worth?

Justify is reportedly worth $60 million following his Triple Crown win. Forbes has estimated that once retired, Justify could demand an initial $100,000 stud fee -- giving him a $60 million value based solely on breeding fees if he were to cover 150 mares per breeding season for four years.

Oroncio Bah

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What happened justify?

Justify was retired from racing after becoming the 13th Triple Crown winner and his owners reportedly received at least a $60 million breeding fee. He won all six of his starts. Justify in his barn with trainer Bob Baffert.

Asdrubal Senatore

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Where is justify today?

Justify is expected to return to WinStar Farm in Kentucky next month. "Justify's extraordinary racing career — from maiden to Triple Crown winner in less than four months — was as brilliant as any our sport has seen," National Thoroughbred Racing Association president and CEO Alex Waldrop said.

Barabara Llongo

Explainer

How much was justify sold for?

It was an awfully profitable day for the owners of Justify, the 13th horse in history to capture the Triple Crown. After he banked a $15 million purse for winning the Belmont Stakes, Justify's breeding rights were sold by the horse's owners to Coolmore for $60 million, according to an ESPN report.

Leda Gorfinkel

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Donelia Waldschmidt

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What did justify test positive for?

He tested positive for the drug scopolamine, a banned substance that veterinarians say can enhance performance, especially in the amount that was found in the horse. Justify was undefeated at the time, but he still needed to finish first or second in the Santa Anita Derby to qualify for the Kentucky Derby, on May 5.

Seynabou Wasmuth

Pundit

Did justify fail drug test?

According to a report from The New York Times, Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test just weeks before the 2018 Kentucky Derby. The New York Times reported Wednesday that Justify tested positive for scopolamine, a banned substance that can enhance performance in large doses, veterinarians say.

Everett Kollerbaur

Pundit

Was justified drugged?

Two weeks past the publication of the Times story, the central news hook of the piece remains true: Justify failed a drug test after the 2018 Santa Anita Derby. He said the amount of scopolamine found in Justify — 300 nanograms per milliliter — was excessive, and suggested the drug was intended to enhance performance.

Edelio Tapas

Pundit

Why is scopolamine banned in horse racing?

Scopolamine, also known as hyoscine, is banned in horse racing because it can improve horses' breathing and heart-rate. The report said the failed drug test would normally have meant Justify's disqualification and forfeiture of entry into the Kentucky Derby.

Donaciano Hornburg

Pundit

Who just won the Triple Crown?

Triple Crown Winners
Year Horse
1977 Seattle Slew
1978 Affirmed
2015 American Pharoah
2018 Justify

Xuwei Durban

Teacher

What was the horse that got disqualified in the Kentucky Derby?

Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks a horse at Belmont Park.

Rowena Neu

Teacher

Has any horse won the Triple Crown since Secretariat?

In the history of the Triple Crown, 13 horses have won all three races: Sir Barton (1919), Gallant Fox (1930), Omaha (1935), War Admiral (1937), Whirlaway (1941), Count Fleet (1943), Assault (1946), Citation (1948), Secretariat (1973), Seattle Slew (1977), Affirmed (1978), American Pharoah (2015), and Justify (2018).

Wieslaw Hoerner

Teacher

Why would you give a horse scopolamine?

Hyoscine has a marketing licence for use in the horse as an antispasmolytic in cases of equine colic and is used to relax the intestine before rectal examinations. It has been used during anaesthesia in horses at doses of 0.1 mg/kg IV when it has increased heart rate for around 15 minutes (Borer & Clarke, 2006).

Hiltrud Jepken

Teacher

Does justify use Lasix?

Every Kentucky Derby horse, including eventual Triple Crown winner Justify, was on Lasix last year, according to the Churchill race-day program . Only two horses in the 14-race Derby Day card were not on Lasix, according to the program.

Iluminacion Wileman

Reviewer

What drugs are banned in horse racing?

The following medication classes are generally banned from horse racing: anabolic steroids, peptide hormones and growth factors, beta-2 agonists, hormone and metabolic modulators, and certain diuretics. One controversial medication issue is the use of furosemide (Lasix, Validus) on race day.

Evelin Badenas

Reviewer

What is Bob Baffert salary?

Arrogate continued his brilliance in 2017, winning the $12 million Pegasus World Cup and then the $10 million Dubai World Cup for Baffert in impressive fashion to become highest-earning North American Thoroughbred of all time with more than $17 million in earnings.

Fannie Moinheiro

Reviewer

Will there be a 7th season of Justified?

'Justified' Season 6 premiered on FX on January 20, 2015. After running for 13 episodes, it wrapped up on April 14, 2015. So yes, officially, 'Justified' season 7 stands cancelled. But over the years, we have seen so many revivals with streaming networks bringing back beloved shows.

Neli Baitin

Reviewer

Why was justified canceled?

Unfortunately, the firm decision to end the show came after Elmore Leonard, whose novels inspired the series, passed away in 2013. “It's going to be depressing,” Olyphant joked of the ending. “It's going to be sad. We thought that Elmore would have liked it.”