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He is the regular jockey for one of the top-rated horses in North America, Shared Belief, on which he has won several Grade 1 events in California in 2014 & 2015.

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The annual honor is bestowed upon a person or group of people who enhance the coverage of Thoroughbred racing through cooperation with media and Thoroughbred racing publicists.

Mike Smith’ will always be remembered as the jockey of Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year.

Smith rode the superstar mare in 17 of her 20 races.

Zenyatta and Smith were victorious in 16 of those 17 races, with their only loss being a second place finish in the 2010 Breeders’' Cup Classic, Zenyatta’'Smith was in the irons for the 2013 run for the roses and Belmont Stakes aboard Palace Malice, a colt in the string of runners training with Todd Pletcher.

In March he was out for two months with a broken shoulder, and a spill in August resulted in a broken back; Smith wore a body cast for months, but made it back to riding during the 1999 Gulfstream meet.

Some of the major awards Smith has won include: inducted into Racing’s Hall of Fame in 2003, Eclipse Award winner as outstanding jockey in 19, presented with the 2000 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, was named recipient of the Big Sport of Turfdom Award for 2010 from the Turf Publicists of America.

On Monday April 17th the California Senate and Assembly recognized the incredible career of Hall of Fame Jockey Mike Smith and North America’s richest racehorse, Arrogate.

Smith was invited on the floor of the Assembly by the Governmental Organization Chair, Adam Gray.

Smith's success with fillies continued in 2017, riding 3-year-old filly Unique Bella to dominant wins in three straight graded stakes before she was sidelined.

Smith then got the mount aboard Abel Tasman, who finished second in the Santa Anita Oaks and then won the Kentucky Oaks.

Through August 2013, he had career earnings of more than 1 million, ranking him 10th all time.

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