Nine days after having his first 2-year-old winner in Puerto Rico, Smarty Jones registered his first winner in the United States when Zayat Stables' Keefer broke his maiden in his first start at Monmouth Park July 20.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Owner||Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat)|
|Keefer View Five-Cross Pedigree||Smarty Jones||Elusive Quality|
|I'll Get Along|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Zayat Stables||Paramount Sales, agent||$60,000|
Comments from officials from the United States Trotting Association, the American Quarter Horse Association, and the Greyhound industries mirrored concerns facing the Thoroughbred industry during a panel discussion at the opening session of the Association of Racing Commissioners International convention.