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Smarty Jones early favorite at Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 12 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones will face 10 challengers in the Preakness Stakes, although the field could be reduced by Thursday.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Smarty Jones wins Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Kan., May 1 (UPI) -- Smarty Jones became the first unbeaten horse to win the Kentucky Derby in 27 years Saturday, passing Lion Heart in the first leg of the Triple Crown.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrapup of Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Smarty Jones owner Roy Chapman, left, and jockey Stewart Elliott after winning the 130th Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Ky, May 1, 2004. Elliott rode Smarty Jones to victory with a time of 2:04. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
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Melaleuca Stakes (1990) Demoiselle Stakes (1999) Arkansas Derby (2004) Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (2004) Maryland Million Classic (2004) Remsen Stakes (2004) Sorority Stakes (2004, 2005) Tempted Stakes (2004) Acorn Stakes (2005) Fantasy Stakes (2005, 2006) Blue Hen Stakes (2006) Azeri Breeders' Cup Stakes (2006) Essex Handicap (2006) Southwest Stakes (2007) Affectionately Handicap (2008) Astoria Stakes (2008) Long Branch Stakes (2008) Woodbine Oaks (2009)

Stewart Elliott (born March 1, 1965, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is an American thoroughbred jockey.

Elliott grew up in horse racing; his father was a jockey for many years, his mother rode show horses and was a riding instructor, and his uncle owns a racing stable in Canada. At age seven, his family moved to race in Hong Kong where they remained for six years before going to the United States. Stewart began riding professionally at age 16, mainly at Philadelphia Park Racetrack, a small racetrack in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A steady, hard worker, he has been the racetrack's most successful jockey for a number of years and for the past three seasons has been named Pennsylvania's top rider. On May 13, 2003 he reached a prestigious milestone, riding his 3,000th career winner. On January 18, 2009 he won the 4,000th race of his career at Philadelphia Park.

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