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Smarty Jones

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Smarty Jones


2001 Chestnut Horse by Elusive Quality-I’ll Get Along, by Smile

Owner: Someday Farm
Trainer: John C. Servis
Breeder: Someday Farm

Biography: Roy and Pat Chapman’s Three-Year-Old Champion Smarty Jones captured the hearts of Pennsylvania’s racing fans with his exciting win in the Kentucky Derby Gr.I and Preakness S. Gr.I. Trained by John Servis, and ridden by Stewart Elliott, the all time leading Pennsylvania-bred money earner began his career at Philadelphia Park, won the Nursery Stakes, and was only the second Kentucky Derby winner to come into the race undefeated since Seattle Slew. Currently standing stud at Calumet Farm in Kentucky.

Career Highlights*:
2004 Eclipse Award Three-Year-Old Champion
1st: Kentucky Derby (G1), Preakness Stakes (G1), Arkansas Derby (G2), Count Fleet Stakes, Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes, Rebel Stakes, Southwest Stakes
2nd: Belmont Stakes (G1)
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.