Smarty Jones

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Defending America

There was a column written recently about the “decline” of the American superstar and the “ascendancy” of the English superstar. According to the column, America’s “liberal use of drugs” is the culprit... Read More

Let the Good Times Roll

Smarty Jones 2004 Undefeated Smarty Jones became a fan favorite when he won the Derby. That was a great day for racing, but, the weather was less than ideal. It was all about keeping your cameras as dry... Read More

The Derby Road Most Traveled

Courtesy of Becky Johnston Over the last 25 years, Kentucky Derby winners have finished their last prep race with an average placing of 1.96 (if you factor in Alysheba’s finish before his subsequent disqualifcation... Read More

Q & A With Larry Jones

Now that the Triple Crown run is over and more than five weeks have passed since the Eight Belles tragedy, I thought it would be a good time to pick the brain of Larry Jones. Thought of by many as not... Read More

Servis Stays Classy

If you haven't seen the latest comments from Rick Dutrow Jr. regarding Smarty Jones and what he feels was questionable training by John Servis leading up to the 2004 Belmont Stakes, here they are: "I think... Read More

Goal in Sight for Big Brown

By Tom Pedulla , USA TODAY BALTIMORE — For the seventh time in 12 years, a 3-year-old Thoroughbred will take unwavering aim at one of the most difficult feats in sports when undefeated Big Brown advances... Read More

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