News About: Nick Smart

October Date gets judge’s nod in Chairman’s Stakes

October Date gets judge’s nod in Chairman’s Stakes

25 Apr, 2015

Local three year old October Date got the judge’s nod over Maysoor in a tight finish to the Group 3 $115,000 Quayclean Chairman’s Stakes (2020m) at Morphettville today.

Punters were left waiting on tender hooks as the well fancied second favourite October Date ($4.20) and roughie Maysoor ($71) staged a two horse war from the …

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

Distillation Smart Chance in Bagot Handicap

31 Dec, 2014

Young Morphettville-based horseman Nick Smart is hoping a trip to Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap reaps rewards with his stable ace Distillation.

Lord Reims Stakes winner Distillation is in Melbourne for Thursday’s Bagot Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Smart has been training in his own right for just 18 months …

2014 Adelaide Cup Tips: Distillation A Big Chance

2014 Adelaide Cup Tips: Distillation A Big Chance

10 Mar, 2014

Distillation is the 2014 Adelaide Cup tip for trainer Nick Smart, who is hopeful that the tough stayer can become the first horse to complete the Lord Reims Stakes/Adelaide Cup double since Apache King in 2011.

Distillation is chasing his second straight win when he contests the 2014 Adelaide Cup after taking out the Lord …