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AP-Kentucky Sports Digest

June 5, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.

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Thoroughbred Racing:

RAC--BELMONT-DRAW

NEW YORK — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify, who won the first two legs out of the No. 7 post, finds out where he will break from the gate for the Belmont Stakes when post positions are drawn. The colt could face 10 rivals in his bid to become horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner. By Racing Writer Beth Harris.

BELMONT-BAFFERT

NEW YORK — The only thing Bob Baffert wanted to do in horse racing was win the Triple Crown. Been there, done that in 2015 with American Pharoah. By Beth Harris.

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