Nevada Smoke 1974 NSW Derby winner & Kilmore Cup winner in the same year.
Former South Australian super star Nevada Smoke a winner of 61 races and 31 placings from his 133 lifetime starts was trained by Kevin Dempster.
Nevada Smoke won races in every state except Tasmania.
Amongst Nevada Smokes most memorable victory’s was the Group 1 NSW Derby as a three-year-old and the 1974 Kilmore Cup at Group 2 level in October the same same year as a four-year-old..
He also won a heat 1976 Inter Dominion
By colonial sire Smoke Eric who himself won two heats of the 1963 Inter Dominion out of the 1965 Port Augusta Derby winner Nevada Gold Nevada Smoke was named SA Horse of the Year and went on to sire 27 winners including Nevada Gamble (13 wins) and With Or Without (25 wins). Nevada Smoke was driven most of his wins by regular driver Max Evens nicknamed the “Superman of the Sulky” by journalists of that era