Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith’s description of Lady of Shamrock’s rally best describes her style of victory in Saturday’s $300,000 Del Mar Oaks. “She goes from last to woom,” he said. “She’s got a great turn of foot. You’ve got to trust her.” Smith rode Lady of Shamrock ($4) confidently in the Grade 1 […]
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As he walked back to the jockeys’ room following Saturday’s Grade 2 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, jockey Mike Smith was equal parts ecstatic and shocked. He was naturally happy that he won the $350,000 race aboard Mucho Macho Man, but he was stunned with the ease in which the 2 1/2-length victory was accomplished. […]
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith picks up his 5,000th career victory aboard Amazombie in the Grade 2, $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes at Santa Anita on April 7, 2012.
Quite the ladies’ man, this Mike Smith… put him in the saddle of a filly or mare in a big-money horse race and it is instant mutual love. Friday at Santa Anita, in a $2-million Ladies’ Classic Breeders’ Cup race that was expected to be the best and most closely contested of all the 15 […]