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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Justify Edition

Justify wins, NBA playoffs, and that’s about it on a slow sports Sunday.

Horse Racing: 144th Kentucky Derby Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

In a dominating performance through the slop and the mud, Justify showed the world why he was the favorite coming into the 144th Kentucky Derby.

Bob Baffert notched yet another Derby winner and he is looking at Justify to try to duplicate what American Pharoah did and win that elusive Triple Crown.

I’m not sure if it can be done so soon after the last one, but that horse looked damn good going down the stretch.

As for the world of sports around the Kentucky Wildcats, there isn’t a lot going on so it’s going to be a short quickies on what looks to be a beautiful Sunday.

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Mike Smith the second oldest jockey to win the Kentucky Derby | Courier-Journal- At 52, I’m not sure there is a jockey better than Smith to try to win the Preakness and the Belmont with Justify.

Kentucky dominates Tennessee in win | UK Athletics- The Wildcats got the bounce back win over the Vols yesterday 10-3 as Zach Thompson returned to the starting rotation. Cats go for the series win at 1:00 PM today.

Kentucky softball double-header | UK Athletics- The game between the Wildcats and the South Carolina Gamecocks was rained out during the downpour yesterday. They will play two today starting at 11:00 AM.

LeBron banks buzzer beater to beat Raptors | ESPN- The running one hander at the buzzer put the Cavs over the Raptors 105-103 as Lebron James continues to prove why he is the best player on the planet earth and maybe the best to ever do it.

Celtics top 76ers in OT | CBS- The Boston Celtics continue to defy expectations. No Gordon Heyward, no Kyrie Irving, no problem as the C’s put the Sixers backs firmly against the wall.