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Smarty Jones

A son of Elusive Quality, Smarty Jones won the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on 1 May 2004 by 2¾ lengths.

He then went on to win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico. He pulled away to win by an amazing 11 ½ lengths. His margin of victory in the Preakness was the largest in the 129 year history of the race – the previous record was the 10 length win by Survivor in the first Preakness in 1873.

Smarty Jones is not unfamiliar with significant victories, having won the Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes at Philadelphia Park in 2003 by 15 lengths.

Smarty Jones was beaten into second place by Birdstone in the Belmont Stakes and hence failed to become the twelveth winner of the American Triple Crown. He will now be trained for the Breeders Cup Classic.

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