Who is Mike Smith? | NBC Sports


Justify jockey Mike Smith is just one win away from the ultimate horse racing goal: the Triple Crown.

The 52-year-old from New Mexico has found plenty of success during his Hall of Fame career.

Belmont Stakes: What Time, Where To Watch and More

Smith has tallied 5,462 career wins, earning over $312 million. He’s 22nd on the all time wins list for jockeys. Other notable horses Smith has jockeyed are Zenyatta and Giacomo.

But his biggest race of his career may be this Saturday at Belmont Park, where he has won twice before (2010, 2013).

What: 150th Belmont Stakes
When: June 9, 2018
Post time: 6:37 p.m ET
Where to watch: NBC, NBC Sports app