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J D SMITH
Mr J D Smith, who died in Christchurch, was one of New Brighton's best-known trainers for more than 30 years. He bred, owned and trained many good performers, including Pot Luck, whom he sold as a young horse to Mr H Stafford. Pot Luck reached NZ Cup class and won the Grand Final of the 1938 Inter-Dominion Championship, held at Addington.
Other good winners bred and raced by Mr Smith were Eureka Boy, Mac Dillon, Dark Girl and Bexley Girl. Mr Smith was a member of the Canterbury Owners'and Breeders' Association for many years.
Credit: NZ Trotting Calendar 24Jun53