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Owner: Michael B. Tabor
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Breeder: San Gabriel Investment & T.F. Van Meter

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Fee: $3,500 Live Foal
Property of: A Syndicate (Shares Available)
Entered Stud: 2004
Nominated to: Breeders Cup


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Ghost Ridge Farm
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Carl McEntee or Briggs & Cromartie Carl@ghostridgefarms.com, finehorse@aol.com
2633 Reeds Road (Farm Location)
Felton , PA  17322
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  SMOOTH JAZZ
1999, Storm Boot / Blushing Issue, by Blushing John

TOP SPRINTER WITH "0" (ZERO) RAGOZIN AND 117 BEYER! SIRE OF CHAMPION MILLIONAIRE SMOOTH AIR.
  • AT THREE, SMOOTH JAZZ Won 4 races in 9 starts including ($82,950 Best Turn S. at Aqueduct by 2 1/2 lengths; an allowance race at Belmont Park by 7 lengths; an allowance race at Aqueduct by 6 lengths; a maiden special weight race at Aqueduct by 2 1/2 lengths).

  • AT FOUR, he won the $250,000 Commonwealth Breeders’ Cup S. -G2 at Keeneland, going 7 furlongs in 1:21.73 to record a 117 Beyer, the fourth highest Beyer on dirt for distances up to one mile in 2003. That year, only the great ALDEBARAN, the consistant multiple Graded Stakes winner SHAKE YOU DOWN and the Breeder's Cup Sprint Winner CAJUN BEAT had higher speed figures.

  • Won 5 of 11 career starts for earnings of $321,105.

  • By one of STORM CAT’s best sons STORM BOOT, a leading sire of 34 stakes winners, including seven graded stakes winners and one champion. In addition to SMOOTH JAZZ, his progeny include multiple Graded Stakes winners and millionaires BOURBON BELLE and HURRICANE BERTIE; as well as multiple graded stakes winner NIGHT PATROL.

  • Out of a half-sister to 3 SWs, including -G1-winning $659,177 earner, ROYAL CHARIOT.

  • SMOOTH JAZZ also scored a "0" Ragozin in his G-2 win, a figure usually reserved for Grade One company.

 

  • "SMOOTH JAZZ has all the qualities of a great stallion. He is great looking, as fast as any horse I've had, and he is from the STORM CAT line. He should get a lot of respect." - Trainer Todd Pletcher




Pedigree

DP= 9-1-11-5-0 (26) DI= 1.48 CD= 0.54
STORM BOOT
(USA)
ch. 1989
STORM CAT (USA)
dkb/br. 1983
STORM BIRD
(CAN)
b. 1978
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
ALIATA (USA)
b. 1983
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
DRUMTOP (USA)
b. 1966
BLUSHING ISSUE (USA)
b. 1994
BLUSHING JOHN (USA)
ch. 1985
BLUSHING GROOM (FR)
ch. 1974 [BC]
LA GRIFFE (USA)
ch. 1974
GOLD ISSUE (USA)
b. 1980
KEY TO THE MINT (USA)
b. 1969 [BC]
SEA SANDS (USA)
b. 1972