Chapman, Owner/Breeder: Of
Smarty Jones passed away on Feb 17 2006
First Foal Born: The
first foal by dual classic winner Smarty Jones arrived shortly
after midnight Jan. 10 ...
Stud Fee Set at $100,000:
Smarty Jones has been a fan favorite at Three Chimneys since
at the Midway, Ky., farm Aug. 16. "Smarty's fans started
arriving almost immediately," said Three Chimneys president
Jones to Three Chimneys: Smarty
Jones will stand at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. at the
end of his racing career...
Jones upset in the Belmont: A
record crowd of more than 120,000 went from a roar to silence
today at Belmont Park as Birdstone upset Smarty Jones in the
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and denied racing its 12th Triple Crown
Smarty Jones wins the Preakness: In front of a record crowd
of 112,668 at Pimlico Race Course May 15, Roy and Pat Chapman's
Smarty Jones made a shambles of the $1 million Preakness Stakes
(gr. I) and kept his record perfect with his eighth win, this
one by 11 ½ lengths. Smarty Jones drew loud cheers in
the post parade, and they were even louder as he pulled away
in total command in the lane.
Jones Wins the Kentucky Derby: Smarty
Jones ran his unbeaten record to seven and earned a $5 million
bonus in the process
Saturday, winning the 130th Kentucky Derby (gr. I) at Churchill
The 3-year-old Elusive Quality colt became the first horse
to win the Derby while undefeated since Seattle Slew in 1977.