Commonwealth Stakes

The Commonwealth Stakes is a race for Thoroughbred horses run at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky each year. The race is open to horses age four and up willing to race seven furlongs on the polytrack.

Commonwealth Stakes
Grade III race
LocationKeeneland Racecourse
Lexington, Kentucky United States
Inaugurated1987
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Websitewww.keeneland.com/racing
Race information
Distance7 furlongs
SurfaceDirt
Trackleft-handed
QualificationFour-years-old & up
Purse$250,000 (2016)

It is a Grade III event currently offering a current purse of $250,000.[1]

RecordsEdit

Speed record
Most wins
Most wins by a jockey
Most wins by a trainer
Most wins by an owner

WinnersEdit

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Dist.
Track
Time
Grade
2018 Warriors Club 4 Luis Contreras D. Wayne Lukas Churchill Downs Racing Club 7 fur. Fast G3
2017 Awesome Slew 4 Joel Rosario Mark Casse Live Oak Plantation 7 fur. Fast 1:22.31 G3
2016 Ami's Flatter 4 Martin Garcia Josie Carroll Ivan Dalos 7 fur. Fast 1:21.66 G3
2015 Kobe's Back 4 Gary Stevens Peter Eurton C R K Stable 7 fur. Fast 1:22.16 G3
2014 Occasional View 6 Alan Garcia Kenneth G. McPeek Robert Trussell 7 fur. fast 1:22.77 G3
2013 Handsome Mike 4 Mario Gutierrez Doug F. O'Neill Reddam Racing LLC 7 fur. fast 1:23.14 G3
2012 Lonesome Street 5 Joel Rosario Michael J. Maker Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey 7 fur. fast 1:21.17 G2
2011 Aikenite 4 John Velazquez Todd A. Pletcher Dogwood Stable 7 fur. fast 1:22.35 G2
2010 Together Indy 4 Kent Desormeaux George Weaver R.A. Hill Stable & Vic Fontana 7 fur. fast 1:22.34 G2
2009 Eternal Star 5 Eibar Coa Michael J. Trombetta Harry C. & Tom O. Meyerhoff 7 fur. fast 1:21.17 G2
2008 Rebellion 5 Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion Hickory Tree Stables 7 fur. fast 1:21.40 G2
2007 Silent Name 5 Corey Nakatani Gary Mandella Stronach Stables & Wertheimer 7 fur. fast 1:21.26 G2
2006 Sun King 4 Corey Nakatani Nicholas P. Zito Tracy Farmer 7 fur. fast 1:23.30 G2
2005 Clock Stopper 5 Jerry D. Bailey Dallas Stewart Overbrook Farm 7 fur. fast 1:22.06 G2
2004 Lion Tamer 4 Mike E. Smith Todd A. Pletcher Michael B. Tabor 7 fur. fast 1:23.14 G2
2003 Smooth Jazz 4 Edgar Prado Todd A. Pletcher Michael B. Tabor 7 fur. fast 1:21.73 G2
2002 Orientate 4 Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Beverly J. & Robert B. Lewis 7 fur. sloppy 1:21.54 G2
2001 Alannan 5 Edgar Prado Carl A. Nafzger Eaglestone Farm 7 fur. fast 1:22.39 G2
2000 Richter Scale 6 Richard Migliore Mary Jo Lohmeier N. & R. Kaster & N. Fox 7 fur. fast 1:21.00 G2
1999 Good and Tough 4 Shane Sellers Frank A. Alexander David P. Reynolds 7 fur. fast 1:22.00 G2
1998 Distorted Humor 5 Gary Stevens W. Elliott Walden Reineman/Prestonwood 7 fur. fast 1:20.40 G2
1997 Victor Cooley 4 Eddie Martin, Jr. Mark R. Frostad Windways Farm 7 fur. fast 1:22.40 G2
1996 Afternoon Deelites 4 Kent Desormeaux Richard Mandella Burt Bacharach 7 fur. fast 1:21.00 G2
1995 Golden Gear 4 Craig Perret Doug Matthews Barry Golden 7 fur. fast 1:22.00 G2
1994 Memo 7 Paul Atkinson Richard Mandella Stud Panter 7 fur. fast 1:22.20 G2
1993 Alydeed 4 Craig Perret Roger L. Attfield Kinghaven Farms 7 fur. fast 1:21.40 G3
1992 Pleasant Tap 5 Eddie Delahoussaye Christopher Speckert Buckland Farm 7 fur. fast 1:22.40 G3
1991 Black Tie Affair 5 Juvenal Diaz Ernie T. Poulos Jeff Sullivan 7 fur. fast 1:21.80 G3
1990 Black Tie Affair 4 Mark Guidry Ernie T. Poulos Jeff Sullivan 7 fur. fast 1:22.00 G3
1989 Sewickley 4 Randy Romero Flint S. Schulhofer Robert S. Evans 7 fur. fast 1:22.40 L
1988 Calestoga 6 Don Brumfield Neil B. Boyce N&M Boyce, Inc. 6 fur. sloppy 1:09.40 L
1987 Exclusive Enough 3 Mike E. Smith Jack Van Berg Dorothy Scharbauer 6 fur. fast 1:08.40 L

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