Smarty Jones

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Smarty Jones Tribute

The following story first appeared in the April 28, 2007 issue of Blood-Horse magazine, with a few additions thrown in. This feature, about Team Smarty and what became of everyone, will kick off our “Smarty... Read More

33 Years and Counting

Thirty-three years. The number now stands out in bold type, an unimaginable figure; one that lifelong horse racing fans never imagined possible. For many, 1978 seems like another lifetime ago. Heck, I... 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

A Crown Denied

This was to be the year. You could feel it. Divine forces were guiding Smarty Jones up the sacred slopes of Mt. Olympus. Only a quarter mile away, the pantheon was in sight. Every step to this point had... 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... Read More

Colt of the Decade

The first 10 years of the new century have produced many superstar runners in North America, and last week we asked you to rank the leading females . The editors have whittled down a lengthy list to what... Read More

Wine at the Trading Card table

Growing up a Cincinnati Reds baseball fan, I always wanted to play shortstop like Barry Larkin. So I naturally sought after his baseball cards. Including Barry's hologram card, his rookie card and every... Read More

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