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Hangin' With Haskin

Steve Haskin

Elliott’s Award Reopens the Smarty Story

With Stewart Elliott being named the winner of this year's prestigious George Woolf Award and with Smarty Jones' birthday this coming Tuesday, it rekindled memories of those glorious five weeks in racing and Triple Crown history that will endure for as long as the sport's great Cinderella stories are recalled.

Road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby

Date Race WPS
25 Feb Risen Star S.  
  • FG
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.08
  • 1. Girvin
  • 2. Untrapped
  • 3. Local Hero
20 Feb Southwest S.  
  • OP
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:41.85
  • 1. One Liner
  • 2. Petrov
  • 3. Lookin At Lee
19 Feb Hyacinth S.  
  • TOK
  • $32,200,000
  • About 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:37.80
  • 1. Epicharis (JPN)
  • 2. Adirato (JPN)
  • 3. Hypernova (JPN)
18 Feb El Camino Real Derby  
  • GG
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles All Weather Track
  • 1:51.34
  • 1. Zakaroff
  • 2. More Power to Him
  • 3. Tribal Storm
11 Feb Sam F. Davis S.  
  • TAM
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.45
  • 1. McCraken
  • 2. Tapwrit
  • 3. State of Honor
4 Feb Withers S.  
  • AQU
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Inner track
  • 1:44.47
  • 1. El Areeb
  • 2. True Timber
  • 3. J Boys Echo
4 Feb Lambholm South Holy Bull S.  
  • GP
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.52
  • 1. Irish War Cry
  • 2. Gunnevera
  • 3. Classic Empire
4 Feb Robert B. Lewis S.  
  • SA
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.48
  • 1. Royal Mo
  • 2. Irap
  • 3. Sheer Flattery
21 Jan LeComte S.  
  • FG
  • $200,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards Dirt
  • 1:43.20
  • 1. Guest Suite
  • 2. Untrapped
  • 3. Takeoff
16 Jan Smarty Jones S.  
  • OP
  • $300,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:36.32
  • 1. Uncontested
  • 2. Petrov
  • 3. Rowdy the Warrior
7 Jan Sham S.  
  • SA
  • $100,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:35.89
  • 1. Gormley
  • 2. American Anthem
  • 3. Big Hit
2 Jan Jerome S.  
  • AQU
  • $150,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards Inner track
  • 1:46.17
  • 1. El Areeb
  • 2. Bonus Points
  • 3. True Timber
10 Dec Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity  
  • LRC
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:41.56
  • 1. Mastery
  • 2. Irap
  • 3. Dangerfield
26 Nov Remsen S.  
  • AQU
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/8 miles Dirt
  • 1:51.58
  • 1. Mo Town
  • 2. No Dozing
  • 3. Takaful
26 Nov Kentucky Jockey Club S.  
  • CD
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:44.15
  • 1. McCraken
  • 2. Wild Shot
  • 3. Warrior's Club
26 Nov Cattleya Sho  
  • TOK
  • $19,300,000
  • About 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:37.80
  • 1. Mont Saint Legame (JPN)
  • 2. Caucus (JPN)
  • 3. Blanc Eclat
19 Nov $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot S.  
  • DED
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:45.15
  • 1. Gunnevera
  • 2. Hot Sean
  • 3. Dangerfield
5 Nov Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile  
  • SA
  • $2,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.60
  • 1. Classic Empire
  • 2. Not This Time
  • 3. Practical Joke
8 Oct Champagne S.  
  • BEL
  • $500,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:34.68
  • 1. Practical Joke
  • 2. Syndergaard
  • 3. Favorable Outcome
8 Oct Claiborne Breeders' Futurity  
  • KEE
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.41
  • 1. Classic Empire
  • 2. Lookin At Lee
  • 3. Wild Shot
1 Oct FrontRunner S.  
  • SA
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.57
  • 1. Gormley
  • 2. Klimt
  • 3. Straight Fire
17 Sep Iroquois S.  
  • CD
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:45.22
  • 1. Not This Time
  • 2. Lookin At Lee
  • 3. Recruiting Ready
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