Smarty Jones Stakes

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Smarty Jones Stakes
Non-graded stakes race
Location Oaklawn Park Race Track
Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Inaugurated 2008
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.oaklawn.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Surface Dirt
Track Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000

The Smarty Jones Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid January at Oaklawn Park Race Track in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The Smarty Jones is for three-year-olds and is contested on dirt at a distance of one mile (8 furlongs).

Named for the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, Smarty Jones, the inaugural race was held on January 21, 2008.

Note that a second Smarty Jones Stakes was created in 2010 and is run at Parx Racing on Labor Day.

Records[edit]

Speed record:

  • 1:36.32 - Uncontested (2017)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Eusebio Razo Jr. (2008, 2011)
  • 2 - Jon Court (2013, 2016)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • No trainer has won this race more than once.

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.

Winners[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2017 Uncontested Channing Hill Wayne M. Catalano LaPenta/Rosenblum 1:36.32
2016 Discreetness Jon Court William H. Fires Xpress Thoroughbreds 1:38.05
2015 Far Right Mike E. Smith Ron Moquett LaPenta/Rosenblum 1:38.43
2014 Tanzanite Cat Norberto Arroyo Jr. Cody Autrey James & Ywachetta Driver 1:38.69
2013 Will Take Charge Jon Court D. Wayne Lukas Willis Horton 1:38.64
2012 Junebugred Joe Bravo Steve Hobby Alex & JoAnn Lieblong 1:38.45
2011 Caleb's Posse Eusebio Razo Jr. Donnie Von Hemel McNeill Stables/Cheyenne Stables 1:43.07
2010 Dryfly Calvin Borel Lynn S. Whiting Charles J. Cella 1:41.69
2009 Flat Out Julio A. Garcia Charles L. Dickey Oxbox Racing 1:39.15
2008 Liberty Bull Eusebio Razo, Jr. Thomas M. Amoss Kenneth Maier 1:38.15

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