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US Triple Gr1 Star Smiling Tiger At FT Nov Sale

Tuesday, 11th October 2011

US triple Gr1-winning 4YO entire Smiling Tiger (Hold That Tiger-Shandra Smiles, by Cahill Road) will be offered as a racing-stallion prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale in Kentucky. Trainer Jeff Bonde declared: “Smiling Tiger is the best horse I’ve ever trained & there are many more races left in him.” Smiling Tiger (a leading contender for this year’s Gr1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint, in which he finished 3rd in 2010) was originally a US$40,000 yearling at the 2008 Washington September Sale & currently boasts 8 wins (including July’s Gr1 Triple Bend Handicap over 7 furlongs at Hollywood Park, April’s Gr3 Count Fleet Handicap over 6 furlongs at Oaklawn Park & February's Gr2 San Carlos Handicap over 7 furlongs at Santa Anita, plus 2010's Gr1 Ancient Title Stakes over 6 furlongs at Hollywood Park, Gr1 Bing Crosby Stakes over 6 furlongs at Del Mar & Gr3 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes over 7 furlongs at Hollywood Park, as well as 2009's Listed Lost In The Fog Stakes over 5 furlongs at Golden Gate Fields) & 8 placings (including July’s Gr1 Bing Crosby Stakes over 6 furlongs at Del Mar & January's Gr2 Palos Verdes Handicap over 6 furlongs at Santa Anita, plus 2010's Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint over 6 furlongs at Churchill Downs, Gr1 Malibu Stakes over 7 furlongs at Santa Anita, Gr1 Pat O'Brien Stakes over 7 furlongs at Del Mar & Listed Harry Henson Stakes over 6 furlongs at Hollywood Park, as well as 2009's Gr1 Del Mar Futurity over 7 furlongs & Gr2 Best Pal Stakes over 6.5 furlongs at Del Mar) from 18 starts for US$1,214,353 earnings.

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