32½" True Black Jack
Sire: Rhone's Little Brown Satchel, 30½" Black w/Cross
McClendon's 45 Magnum, 28¾" Very Dark Brown
Grand Dam: Wee Friend's Farm Sugar Baby, 31" Black
Dam: R&D D&H Molly, 32¾ Black w/Cross
Hartman Donkeys Trenton, 33½" Brown/White Spotted
Grand Dam: R&D D&H Dolly, 34" Brown/Gray-Dun
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Derby was shown by Jerry Wilrich of Itsy Bitsy Burro Company. His first show was in July
2005 in Shelbyville, Tennessee where he placed 3rd in the Yearling Jack Class. He was shown next in August 2005 in Conroe, Texas at a two judge NMDA show. Both judges confirmed
our opinion of Derby's outstanding qualities and declared him a CHAMPION!
Smart Derby won 1st Place Yearling
Jack under both Judge Larry Parnell and Judge Sami Scheuring. Derby was then awarded NMDA
Junior Champion Jack by both judges at the NMDA Lone Star State of Stars Miniature Donkey
Show in Conroe, Texas, August 2005.
Derby won 2nd Place Yearling Jack at the 2005 Texas State Fair NMDA Show.
Smart Derby won 1st Place Jack and Grand Champion Model
Miniature Donkey at the Houston Livestock Show March 2006.
Derby won 1st Place Jack and Grand Champion Jack at the Texas Championship Miniature
Donkey Show May 2006.
Derby won 2006 Grand Champion Jack and Best of Breed at
the NMDA National Show, Shelbyville, Tennessee.
Derby won 1st Place 3 Years & Over Jack and Grand Champion Jack 2007 Fort Worth
returned to the Houston Livestock Show March 2007 and won 1st Place Jack and Grand Champion
Smart Derby won
2007 Grand Champion Jack and Best of Breed at the NMDA Show, Shelbyville, Tennessee.
Smart Derby won 2008 Grand Champion
Jack at The Great Celebration Mule & Donkey NMDA Show in Shelbyville, Tennessee.
Sunset Acres Smart Derby has proven himself to be an outstanding
jack. His first foals arrived spring 2007. Every foal has his showy "heads up"
personality and conformation to the standards set by ADMS. Derby is proving his excellence
in the pasture as well as the show ring.
We want to thank Jerry and Tonnie Wilrich of Itsy Bitsy Burro Company in Texas for allowing us to purchase this outstanding jack. We could not be more pleased to add him to our herd.