Smarty Jones

American Pharoah Colt Born On Live Web Cam At Pennsylvania’s Walnut Green Farm

Mark Reid, owner of Walnut Green Farm 40 miles west of Philadelphia in Chester County, Pennsylvania, planned to capture at least some of that same excitement with a webcam that follows the birth of a foal to one of the most famous stallions in horse racing history. That legendary sire is American Pharoah, who captured […]

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Busher Should Be ‘A Good Stepping Stone Race’ For Ruthless Winner Ujjayi

Ujjayi, trained by Erin McClellan for owner-breeder T.L. Wise, earned her first stakes score in her January 27 Aqueduct debut when besting a field of seven in the Ruthless. The Pennsylvania-bred will now look to establish herself as a contender for the Kentucky Oaks when she bursts from the gate in the $250,000 Busher Invitational […]

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Gray Attempt Goes All The Way In Smarty Jones

Dwight Pruett’s Gray Attempt took the lead at the start and never relinquished it in Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, earning his first 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby in the process. The 3-year-old son of Graydar crossed the wire a neck ahead of Springboard Mile winner Long Range Toddy, completing a […]

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Smarty Jones Returns To Pennsylvania For 2019

Smarty Jones, a champion and dual classic winner, will stand the 2019 breeding season at Equistar Farm in Annville, Penn., for an advertised fee of $3,500, BloodHorse reports. The 17-year-old Elusive Quality horse stood six seasons in Pennsylvania at Ghost Ridge Farms and Northview PA, in between Kentucky stints at Three Chimneys Farm and most […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: For The Love Of Smarty Jones And Shackleford

It was 2011 when Susan Harmon joined the Facebook community. What drove her to do so wasn’t to reconnect with childhood friends or keep a public journal of her day-to-day happenings, but rather to follow the on-track exploits of the sport’s top horses and keep up with the progeny of sires.  It wasn’t long before […]

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‘A Tough Ask’: Elliott Recalls Smarty Jones’ Belmont Bid

Nobody could see Justify losing the Preakness yesterday. Turns out, nobody could see him winning, either. It was Erroll Garner weather at Pimlico Saturday, as The Man Upstairs stole a page from the jazz composer and piano legend’s songbook and unfurled “Misty,” festooning Old Hilltop in a fountain of fog. But Justify did his thing anyway, […]

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In Their Own Words: Marylou Whitney On Birdstone’s ‘Glorious’ Belmont Upset

The New York Racing Association is presenting a weekly series of diaries to help celebrate the 150th Belmont Stakes on June 9 at Belmont Park. “In Their Own Words” features prominent owners, trainers and jockeys as they re-live some of the most stirring moments in the rich history of the “Test of the Champion.” This week’s iteration […]

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Gaudet Aiming Undefeated Dynamic Asset Toward 2018 Preakness

A winner of more than 1,700 races in a 53-year training career and patriarch of one of Maryland racing’s most successful and respected racing families, Eddie Gaudet’s lone starter in the state’s biggest race came with Concealed Identity in the 2011 Preakness (G1). Now a multiple stakes-winning trainer in her own right, Gaudet’s eldest daughter […]

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Baffert-Trained Mourinho Cruises To Easy Smarty Jones Victory

Tap Daddy was sent after the heavy favorite Mourinho out of the starting gate, but the Bob Baffert trainee beat his four rivals to the first turn by a length. For owner Phoenix Thoroughbreds, the 3-year-old son of Super Saver led throughout Monday’s Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park, cruising under the wire an easy […]

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Baffert-Trained Mourinho Favored For Monday’s Smarty Jones Stakes

Phoenix Thoroughbred III’s Mourinho is the 3-2 program favorite for Monday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, Oaklawn’s first of four major preps for the Kentucky Derby and beyond. The Smarty Jones will offer 17 points to the top four finishers (10-4-2-1) toward starting eligibility for the Kentucky Derby. The 1-mile Smarty Jones not only attracted the California-based Mourinho, […]

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