George Strawbridge Jr.'s homebred grade II winner Smart Bid will stand in 2013 with Highcliff Stallions at Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.
Classy 6-year-old Smart Bid nailed pacesetter Mr. Vegas on the wire to score as the favorite in the $122,500 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25.
Smart Bid prevailed for the first time since November 2009 in a four-horse photo finish to the $396,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 26 on the Fair Grounds turf.
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