Keyword: George Smith

  • George Smith, winner of the 1916 Kentucky Derby

    BH 100: What's In A Name

    1916 Kentucky Derby winner George Smith had a colorful history behind his prosaic name—a history that involved his dam and a man for whom playing the horses was as much a science as a passion.

  • Spoken Fur, winning the Mother Goose.

    Grade I Winner Spoken Fur Retired

    Spoken Fur, who developed into one of the year's top 3-year-old fillies for Amerman Racing Stables and trainer Bobby Frankel, has been retired from racing.

  • Barred Ohio Owner: 'Maybe I'll See You There'

    Prominent Ohio owner/breeder George Smith, barred from Beulah Park when he categorized it as the worst of Ohio earlier this year, said he isn't sure whether he'll be on hand at the Grove City track Oct. 4 for the Best of Ohio championship series. Owner Charlie Ruma banned him this spring.

  • OTBO: Members, Tracks Must Step Up to the Plate

    The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners has issued a serious call to the state's racing and breeding industry as it pushes for alternative gaming: Nothing will be accomplished without a strong grass-roots campaign, and should gaming be approved, track operators must invest revenue to promote horse racing and revitalize aging facilities.