Smarty Jones

Hangin' With Haskin posts tagged "Smarty Jones"

How We Remember the Great Ones

People wonder why I often hark back to the horses of the '60s and '70s, and don't reminisce as much about incredibly gifted horses such as American Pharoah, Bernardini, Barbaro, Point Given, I'll Have Another, Big Brown, Uncle Mo and other brilliant horses who were retired at 3. ... Read More

Elliott's Award Reopens the Smarty Story

With Stewart Elliott being named the winner of this year's prestigious George Woolf Award and with Smarty Jones' birthday this coming Tuesday, it rekindled memories of those glorious five weeks in racing and Triple Crown history that will endure for as long as the sport's great Cinderella stories are recalled.... Read More

Haskin's Derby Report: Pletcher on Parade

It sounds as if this could be the last nice morning we get in a while, and fortunately, most of the Derby works have been completed. As typical of Derby works, the good ones drew waves of excitement, while others were overblown as bad works.... Read More

Defending America

Steve answers the charge concerning the "decline" of the American superstar and the "ascendancy" of the English superstar. ... Read More

Along Came Jones

As mentioned, to keep this blog active over the holiday season, I am reprinting a series of race recaps, mainly from the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup, that originally were published on Bloodhorse.com over the past decade. First up...Smarty Jones.... Read More

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