Pennsylvania’s favorite son, SMARTY JONES, is also one hot graded stakes sire! With seven crops to race, he is the sire of 48 stakes horses, and 12 of his 25 stakes winners won in graded/group company, led by his Japan-based daughter KEIAI GERBERA, an earner of more than $2.4 million.
He is the sire of 13 stakes horses in 2014, led by Gr. 1 winner SMART D N A, coast-hopping multiple graded stakes winner CARY STREET and four-time stakes winner ISN’T HE CLEVER.
Other Gr. 1 winners include CENTRALINTELIGENCE and $1.6 million-earner and champion BETTER LIFE.
His progeny earnings exceeded $5 million in 2011 and 2012, and more than $3 million the past five years.
Counted among his impressive juveniles is Gr. 3 winner and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile-G1-placed ROGUE ROMANCE, multiple graded winner BACKTALK and Gr. 1-placed Be Smart, Smarty’s Echo and Smarty Moonhak.
The Eclipse Award-winning 3-year-old of 2004, SMARTY JONES captured the first two legs of the Triple Crown while undefeated and retired with earnings of $7,613,155 in nine starts.
Won- Pennsylvania Nursery S ($56,100, 7f in 1:21.88, by 15, dftg. Salty Punch, Isle of Mirth, Primal Wizard, City Line Ave, Yes We Can, Seaver, Hey Rube, Star’s Gold, Joey G, Delaware River).
A maiden special weight race at Pha ($23,560, 6f in 1:11.19, by 73, dftg. Deputy Rummy, Speedwell Beau, City Line Ave, Courtier, Sunshine Alan, Mr. Digger, Unodatsrite, Fly by Moonlight, In Case of Slots).
Champion 3yo colt
Won- Kentucky Derby (gr. I, $6,184,800, 10f in 2:04.06, by 23, dftg. Lion Heart, Imperialism, Limehouse, The Cliff’s Edge, Action This Day, Read the Footnotes, Birdstone, Tapit, Borrego, Song of the Sword, Master David, Pro Prado, Castledale, Friends Lake, Minister Eric, Pollard’s Vision, Quintons Gold Rush).
Preakness S (gr. I, $1,000,000, 9.5f in 1:55.59, by 11 1/2, dftg. Rock Hard Ten, Eddington, Lion Heart, Imperialism, Sir Shackleton, Borrego, Little Matth Man, Song of the Sword, Water Cannon).
Arkansas Derby (gr. II, $1,000,000, 9f in 1:49.41, dftg. Borrego, Pro Prado, Harvard Avenue, Purge, Mambo Train, Shadowland, Every Advantage, Mr. Jester, Tricky Taboo, Hasslefree).
Rebel S ($200,000, 8.5f in 1:42.07, by 31, dftg. Purge, Pro Prado, Cryptograph, Proper Prado, Mr. Jester, Gran Prospect, Maisie’s Son, Archie B).
Southwest S ($100,000, 8f in 1:37.57, dftg. Two Down Automatic, Pro Prado, Archie B, Number Juan, Proper Prado, Wildcat Shoes, Pyramid Performer, Got the Goods).
Count Fleet S ($81,225, 8.32f in 1:41.42, by 5, dftg. Risky Trick, Mr. Spock, Rb’s Glitter, Sinister G, One Tough Dude, Distressed Debt).
2nd- Belmont S (gr. I, 12f, to Birdstone, dftg. Royal Assault, Eddington, Rock Hard Ten, Tap Dancer, Master David, Caiman, Purge).
© 2012 Barbara Livingston
|Smarty Jones||Elusive Quality||Gone West||Mr. Prospector|
|Touch Of Greatness||Hero's Honor|
|I'll Get Along||Smile||In Reality|
|Don't Worry Bout Me||Foolish Pleasure|
2001, ch, 16.0 hands
Elusive Quality-I'll Get Along, by Smile
2015 STUD FEE: $4,000 Live Foal - Stand & Nurse
Stands at Northview PA - Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania
Nominated to Breeders' Cup - Registered Pennsylvania Stallion