Kenny Troutt Mt. Vernon Native Celebrates History With Triple Crown Horse Justify By Brad Palmer & Associated Press • Jun 11, 2018 NBC The new king of the sport of kings is from southern Illinois. Mt. Vernon native Kenny Troutt's Winstar Farms is the primary owner of Triple Crown winner Justify. Southern Illinois Man Hopes to Win Triple Crown with Justify By Brad Palmer • Jun 8, 2018 Yahoo! Sports Saturday could be a big day in the life of a former SIU football player. Kenny Troutt is the primary owner of the racehorse, Justify, which is vying to win the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.