Triple Crown winner Justify returned to Churchill Downs for a little rest Monday, arriving just before a thunderstorm and greeted by camera-clicking fans intent on getting a shot of horse racing's newest superstar.
A crowd watched the chestnut colt with a white blaze exit a van after a midday flight from Islip, New York.
Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes walked Justify outside Barn 33. He said the horse traveled well and will be "just taking it easy" for a few days before this weekend's celebration and his return to California.
"He'll walk at least the next three days, as long as he'll allow us to," Barnes said. "Then we'll see which direction...