Under foggy, sloppy conditions Justify wins 2018 Preakness Stakes

Favorite Justify won under foggy and sloppy conditions Saturday at the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

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Justify, who won the Kentucky Derby, was a 1-2 favorite throughout the day.

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 19: Justify #7 ridden by jockey Mike Smith wins the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 19: Justify #7 ridden by jockey Mike Smith wins the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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The unbeaten colt now has a shot at a Triple Crown if he wins at Belmont June 9.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.