Justify evaluated for swelling in ankle

Kentucky Derby winner Justify walks in a barn with trainer Bob Baffert, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, after Justify's arrival at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 19. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - There is concern surrounding Triple Crown winner Justify.

The horse is being evaluated for some filling, or swelling, in his left front ankle.

He had some filling about a week ago, but it went away, his trainer Bob Baffert said.

Baffert had Justify on the track, but the filling returned.

Justify has been at Santa Anita since June 17 in preparation for a late summer campaign.

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