Mike Smith, 52, becomes the oldest jockey to win Triple Crown
New York (AP) - One of the reasons is the demand of the Hall of Fame Jockey,
Mike Smith when the owner and the apprentice choose to ride the elite completely in the races.
Smith., 52, just knows what to do on horseback.
When to take it When to recover When Kolt or Philly have to make their way on the track.
When to whip when to go.
Smith has seen everything and knows how to handle the pressure.
The world was watching on television and the Internet, and 90,327 fans filled Belmont Park to cheer on Chestnut
year 2 He had taken.
Nobody did that before.
The pressure was intense and "Big Money Mike" reacted as an experienced.
He took a nap during the long 13-race card.
It worked perfectly because Smith had put an exclamation point in his brilliant career,
"He was probably walking on the wall or something like that."
seven triple-crown races. Their mounts have earned more than $ 310 million
To be a child, it is not wrong for a child to leave high school.
Smith said: "I think my mother is happy now." "It's fine, now it's fine."
and never looked back.
Smith said: "He probably broke better than being out of the other two (derby and presentation) to be honest with
you." "Today went very well, which was very important, he was able to move forward and have comfortable
leadership and let him go at that pace."
Once this happened, there were no other nine foals on the ground.
When the fans praised the winner's circle on the way, Smith silently pointed to Justify.
Instructor Bill Mott said: "Mike is great, obviously, and Justin is probably a great horse, whose Huffberg finished
third, 3½ from Justify." I mean, they're a good combination and they got a job. We saw another triple crown winner.
A lot of people are happy about that. "
now the twice triple winner of the crown.
Belfort broke the 37-year drought in 2015 with American Ferroha.
years. He has ridden such excellent horses in the form of Genyaata, Royal Delta, Songbird, shared confidence and
Game on Dude, but riding JUSTIFY has taken them to a new level.
Victor Espinoza, who rode the American Pharaoh for Triple Crown, did a television business this year in the triple
crown race. It shows a rider's horse reimbursement in the circle of
winners with flowers of women's hats and fast salary.
Smith, who is not looking at anything, is a letter of six or seven mounts and a maintenance piece in the morning.
He went there and did this.
His days now are spent living with a rigorous exercise program that keeps him in the best position to use his vast
As things happened this year, do not be surprised that Smith is making a good trip in next year's Triple Crown Race.