Smart Surprise

  • Chestnut Filly
  • Born 2004
  • KY-Bred
  • Trainer:

    Josie Carroll

  • Jockey:

    Patrick Husbands

  • Owner:

    Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. (J. G. Sikura)

  • Breeder:

    W. S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership

Smart Surprise

Smart Strike Mr. Prospector
Classy 'n Smart
Weekend Storm Storm Bird
Weekend Surprise
Five-Cross Pedigree
Sale / Hip / Type Buyer / Consignor Price

KEESEP2005

Hip 1109 | Yearling
  • McMahan Bloodstock, agent
  • Lane's End, agent
$235,000

FTKNOV2016

Hip 84 | Broodmare
  • Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent
($2,250,000)
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
  • Smart Surprise

    Stakes Winner Smart Surprise Retired

    Smart Surprise, a leading contender for Canadian champion older mare, has been retired from racing, according to John Sikura's Hill n' Dale Farms.

  • Tribal Belle landed her third consecutive stakes victory in the Bessarabian at Woodbine.

    Tribal Belle Rings True Again in Bessarabian

    Odds-on choice Tribal Belle scored her fifth consecutive win on Woodbine's Polytrack this season when she wore down the determined 37-1 shot Silver Z to register a half-length victory in the $156,500 Bessarabian Stakes Nov. 22.

  • Smart Surprise Rallies to Take Hendrie

    Smart Surprise rallied from off the pace, took over in mid-stretch and held off a late bid from Proud Heiress to win the $158,600 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) for older fillies and mares May 10 at Woodbine.

  • Dancing Allstar will break from the rail in the Hendrie.

    Dancing Allstar Looks for Woodbine Repeat

    After tripping up odds-on choice Smart Surprise by nearly two lengths in winning Woodbine's Whimsical (Can-III) in front-running fashion last month, Dancing Allstar will try to do it again in the Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) on May 10.

  • Dancing Allstar (right, yellow silks) powers home in the Whimsical.

    Dancing Allstar Shows Moves in Whimsical

    Dancing Allstar, Canada's champion 2-year-old filly two years ago, won the first graded stakes race of the 2009 Woodbine season when she dictated the pace en route to a 1 3/4-length win in the $124,108 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) April 18.

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