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Triple Crown winner Justify is pulled from training because of ankle problem

Triple Crown winner Justify is pulled from training because of ankle problem

Justify’s unknown racing future has shifted to uncertain, at least for a little while. The Triple Crown winner has been pulled from training to be evaluated for a filling in his left front ankle.

“Justify had some filling in his left front ankle a week ago, which subsided in a couple days,” trainer Bob Baffert said in a statement. “I trained him last week and the filling came back. We want to get him checked out.”

Justify’s next race has been the cause for much speculation in the industry. When Baffert won the Triple Crown with American Pharoah in 2015, the colt raced in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in New Jersey and the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He...

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