Million Dollar Babies (7)-Smiling Shard

Million Dollar Babies (7)

Bruce Stewart

In this series we profile twelve of the millionaires that have been proudly bred and reared in the Southern region.

Smiling Shard – Grinfromeartoear – Sly Shard (4 win Panorama mare)

Breeder: Debbie and Mark Smith

Province of Origin: Southland

Lifetime: 50-17-15-7 $1,178,792

Biggest win: $311,000 2009 Breeders Crown (2 year olds)

Number of Group One wins: 3

Longest winning streak: 4

Sold: 2008 Sale Of The Stars for $41,000

New Zealand Record:

  • 1-53.7 – 1609 metre mobile – Ashburton 30th May 2009

Notes:

  • Winner of the 2009 $200,000 Two Year Old Emerald in 1-53.7
  • Won $243,750 New Zealand Yearling Sales Open Final for Three Year Olds
  • Ist in the 2009 Sires Stakes Final for Two Year Olds
  • Won KaIkoura Cup in 2010 and 2011
  • Won Ashburton Cup
  • 2nd in the 2011 Taylor Mile
  • 3rd in the 2011 Interdominion Pacing Championship Grand Final won by Themightyquinn
  • Two Year Old Colt or Gelding of the Year 2008/2009