The latest Triple Crown winning race horse Justify is retiring. Justify is the latest horse to ever win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont making it one of only 13 horses to ever achieve the feat is done with racing.

Justify has had issues with his ankle that had put the horses racing future in question and recently trainer Bob Baffert stated Justify would not run in the Travers at Saratoga and now we know that out of caution for the horses well being he will retire on top as a Triple Crown winner and a all time great.

Per News 10:

The New York Racing Association announced that Triple Crown winner Justify is retiring.

The 3-year-old Chestnut Colt became only the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown. He was only the second undefeated horse to take the honor, behind Seattle Slew.

Earlier this year, there was an effort to bring Justify to Saratoga.

Justify's trainer Bob Baffert said last week he wasn't expected to race at Travers.

We'll keep you posted on details about Justify's life after racing as they become available.