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Smart Like Juice became an NRHA Million Dollar Sire following the 2008 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was the 16th stallion to earn that designation.
In the show arena, he earned $56,100 in NRHA competition including a top ten finish at the 1997 NRHA Open Futurity with Ken Eppers, 1998 Carolina Classic Derby Level 4 Open Reserve Championship and Level 2 Open Championship with Ed Fear, and in 2003 he earned the Non-Pro class Championship at the NRHA Futurity with Jose Vazquez riding.
Smart Like Juice’s top performing offspring include:
Juiced Up Doc: Owned by Smart Like Juice, Inc.; $157,910 NRHA LTE; 2007 United States Equestrian Federation Open Reining Champion and third place at the 2007 FEI World Reining Masters with Gabe Hutchins; top ten at the 2004 National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Non-Pro and Level 4 and Level 3 Non Pro Champion at the 2005 Carolina Classic Derby with Lee Schild; and most recently, champion in Non-Pro levels 4, 3 and 2 at the 2012 Bluegrass Reining Stakes 7 & Up with Mariana Vazquez.
Wound By Juice: Owned by Ralph Carbone, $111,440 NRHA LTE, Level 3 Open Reserve Champion at the 2007 NRHA Futurity with Gabe Hutchins; and Level 4 Non-Pro and Non Pro Mare division Champion at the 2009 NRBC and 2011 Bluegrass Reining Stakes 7 & Up Non Pro Level 4 Champion with Jose Vazquez.
SLJ Sweet N Juicy: Owned by Lindy Longfellow, $88,820 NRHA LTE; third place at both the 2006 Cinch NRHA Non Pro Futurity and 2006 All American Quarter Horse Congress Non-Pro Reining Futurity with Mandy McCutcheon; and 2008 NRHA Derby Level 2 Non-Pro Champion and 2009 Cactus Reining Classic Derby Level 4 and Level 3 Non-Pro Division Champion, as well as Prime Time Non-Pro Champion with Lindy Longfellow.
Moonshine N Juice: Owned by Brenton Hatch, $88,015 NRHA LTE and top ten at the 2009 NRHA Open Futurity and 2010 NRBC Open Derby with Jordan Larson.
Gorgeous Like A Star: Owned by Greg Hill, $66,450 NRHA LTE and fifth place at the 2008 NRHA Open Futurity with Craig Schmersal.