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  • Watch Me Go was born on January 23, 2008, making him the oldest entrant in the 2011 Kentucky Derby.
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    Foaling Dates of Derby Contenders

    This year there is only one January foal in the Derby: Watch Me Go. Two of the contenders, Twice the Appeal and Mucho Macho Man won't actually be 3 until after the Run for the Roses.

  • Fans say goodbye as Smarty Jones heads to Pennsylvania.

    Smarty Jones Fans Bid Farewell

    A day after a warm welcoming party was given for the champion mare Zenyatta at Churchill Downs, a plethora of Smarty Jones fans gathered at Three Chimney's Farm near Midway, Ky., to say goodbye to the Kentucky Derby winner.

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    Smarty Jones Returning to Pennsylvania

    Smarty Jones, whose wins in the 2004 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) while unbeaten catapulted him to celebrity status, is coming home.

  • Rogue Romance in the Bourbon Stakes.

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    Rogue Romance Earns Bourbon Cheers

    Rogue Romance, last on the turn for home, devoured his 11 juvenile rivals in the stretch to win as much the best in the $100,000 Bourbon Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Keeneland turf Oct. 10.

  • Smarty Jones Sires First Millionaire

    Smarty Jones, the champion 3-year-old male and dual classic winner of 2004, came through with his first millionaire when his 4-year-old daughter Keiai Gerbera won the July 11 Procyon Stakes (Jpn-III).

  • Game On Dude at Belmont Park on June 3.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9052520%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Belmont Dudes: Ernie and Bernie Hit New York

    Soaking in the atmosphere at the track before the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Ernie Moody and Bernie Schiappia were on the apron the morning of June 4, hanging out with Bob Baffert, who trains their colt Game On Dude.

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    Belmont Dudes: Ernie and Bernie Hit New York

    Soaking in the atmosphere at the track before the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Ernie Moody and Bernie Schiappia were on the apron the morning of June 4, hanging out with Bob Baffert, who trains their colt Game On Dude.

  • Past KY Derby Winners: Smarty Jones

    Smarty Jones is known as the first unbeaten Derby winner since Seattle Slew 1977. After being retired at the end of 2004 due to chronic bruising, he was acquired for stud duty by Three Chimneys.

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    Backtalk Looks to Follow Smarty's Hoofprints

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Brent Fernung stands to go down in history as a three-time purchaser of "Derby dams" if Backtalk's impressive style carries him to a win on the first Saturday in May.

  • You Make the Call - Colt of the Decade

    The first 10 years of the new century have produced many superstar runners in North America. The editors have whittled down a lengthy list to what they believe to be the 12 best male runners of the decade (2000-09).

  • 7 Horses Added to Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale

    A Smarty Jones weanling and six mares have been added to the Fasig-Tipton Texas December mixed sale, which will be held Dec. 14 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

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    Backtalk Draws Post 13 For Hopeful

    GoldMark Farm's undefeated Backtalk will try to remain perfect in four lifetime starts, but will have to overcome post 13 when he meets a dozen rivals in the $300,000 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (gr. I), Saratoga's final major race for 2-year-olds on Labor Day.

  • Trainer David Hofmans sends out undefeated I&#39;ll Show Them in the La Jolla.

    Ten to Face Off in La Jolla Handicap

    Glen Hill Farm's Florida homebred I'll Show Them puts his two-race undefeated record on the line Aug. 15 as he steps up to stakes company in the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) for 3-year-olds on Del Mar's Jimmy Durante Turf Course.

  • Madison Scott, Pat Chapman, and Smarty Jones

    Inside Track: Smarty's No. 1 Fan

    Despite losing to Birdstone in heartbreaking fashion in the Belmont, Smarty Jones touched Madison Scott's heart. And from that point on she became "Smarty's No. 1 Fan," an unofficial title that became official July 6 when Three Chimneys Farm and Smarty's owner, Pat Chapman, arranged for the 15-year-old Scott to spend a week with her favorite horse.

  • Backtalk gets up late in the Sanford under Miguel Mena. &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8375316%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Backtalk Gets Final Word in Tight Sanford

    Favored Backtalk is undefeated in three starts after motoring home on the outside of a closely grouped field to win the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds by a neck over Enumerate at Saratoga Race Course July 30.

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    Continuing Down a Quality Road

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter <P>Foals from the first Elusive Quality crop conceived after Smarty Jones's heroics have come to hand earlier. Even though they've only just turned 3, five of their number are stakes winners. Prominent among them is Fountain of Youth winner Quality Road.

  • Owner Rick Porter leads Southwest Stakes winner Old Fashioned and jockey Ramon Dominguez into the winners circle.

    Southwest Suits Old Fashioned

    He had to work a little harder than the typical 2-5 shot has to, but Old Fashioned pulled clear late and came out on top in his 2009 debut Feb. 16 with a 3 1/4-length victory over a stubborn Silver City in the $250,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.

  • Smarty Jones, whose 3-year old daughter recently made him a &quot;grandpa.&quot;

    Breeding Two-Year Olds

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P>On January 18, 2009, Smarty Jones became a "grandpa" when his 3-year old daughter Jonespartyofwon produced a filly in Pennsylvania. Is breeding a filly as a 2-year-old a good idea?

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    Smarty Jones Now a Broodmare Sire

    Champion Smarty Jones, whose first foals just turned 3, is the broodmare sire of a filly born Jan. 18 in Pennsylvania.

  • Flat Out cruises home with Julio Garcia in the irons

    Flat Out The Best in Smarty Jones Stakes

    The nice thing about Flat Out's win in the Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park Jan. 19 is the colt did not look like he was "all out." He blew by the leaders and coasted home to the second victory in his short career.

  • Wayne Lukas will send out Be Smart in the Breeders&#39; Cup Juvenile Fillies Oct. 24.

    Lukas, VanMeter Looking 'Smart'

    There's a certain feeling of deja vu around Barn 38 on the backstretch of Santa Anita Park. If Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and owner Tom VanMeter II have the funny feeling they've been here before, they're right.

  • Mani Bhavan won the Spinaway (gr. I) at Saratoga this past summer. &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5739241%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Mani Bhavan Stands Tall in Alcibiades

    Mani Bhavan, a clear-cut winner of the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga last time out, cuts an imposing figure over a cast of six other 2-year-old fillies entered for the $500,000 Darley Alcibiades Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 3 at Keeneland.

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    Smarty Jones Has First Winner in U.S.

    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.