Commonwealth Turf Stakes

The Commonwealth Turf Stakes is a Grade III American Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds run over a distance of one and one sixteenth miles on turf held annually in November at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky during the fall meeting.

Commonwealth Turf Stakes
Grade III race
LocationChurchill Downs
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Inaugurated2004
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
WebsiteChurchill Downs
Race information
Distance1+116 miles
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds
Weight123 lbs. with allowances
Purse$175,000 (2019)

HistoryEdit

The event was inaugurated on 14 November 2004 and was won by the shortest of margins, a nose by the 18-1 outsider in field Broadway View, who was trained by US Hall of Fame trained Nick Zito in a time of 1:44.75.[1]

The American Graded Stakes Committee classified the event as Grade III in 2008.[2]

The event was not scheduled to be run in 2020.[3]

RecordsEdit

Speed record
  • 1:41.54 - Heart to Heart (2014)
Margins
  • 4+14 lengths - Almasty (2015)
Most wins by an owner
  • No owner has won this race more than once.
Most wins by a jockey
Most wins by a trainer

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Distance Time Purse Grade Ref
2020 Race not scheduled
2019 Mr Dumas Joseph Rocco Jr. John Alexander Ortiz WSS Racing & Hooties Racing 1+116 miles 1:45.51 $175,000 III [4]
2018 Hot Springs Ricardo Santana Jr. Steven M. Asmussen Woodford Racing 1+116 miles 1:46.97 $100,000 III [5]
2017 Mr. Misunderstood Florent Geroux Brad H. Cox Flurry Racing Stables 1+116 miles 1:46.80 $100,000 III [6]
2016 Hay Dakota Denny Velazquez Joel Berndt Alice Mettler 1+116 miles 1:43.60 $100,000 III [7]
2015 Almasty Jon Court Brad H. Cox Rupp Racing Wentworth Brochu 1+116 miles 1:45.41 $100,000 III [8]
2014 Heart to Heart (CAN) Julien R. Leparoux Brian A. Lynch Terry Hamilton 1+116 miles 1:41.54 $115,300 III [9]
2013 River Seven (CAN) Shaun Bridgmohan Nicholas Gonzalez Tucci Stables 1+116 miles 1:44.11 $115,400 III [10]
2012 Lea Brian Hernandez Jr. Albert Stall Jr. Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider. 1+116 miles 1:42.27 $117,100 III [11]
2011 Humble and Hungry Jose Lezcano Ignacio Correas IV Sagamore Farm 1+116 miles 1:45.24 $111,200 III [12]
2010 Yankee Fourtune Victor Santiago Kiaran P. McLaughlin Harvey Clark & Andrew Albstein 1+116 miles 1:44.68 $121,900 III [13]
2009 Get Stormy Javier Castellano Thomas M. Bush Sullimar Stables 1+116 miles 1:41.67 $112,100 III [14]
2008 Nistle's Crunch Robby Albarado Kenneth G. McPeek Alien Farm 1+116 miles 1:44.48 $112,900 III [15]
2007 Inca King Shaun Bridgmohan Steven M. Asmussen Heiligbrodt Racing 1+116 miles 1:43.17 $166,500 Listed [16]
2006 Arbuckle Bandit Brice Blanc Michael Stidham Golden Racing Stable 1+116 miles 1:44.19 $169,800 Listed [17]
2005 Therecomesatiger Mark Guidry Thomas F. Proctor Charles R. Patton 1+116 miles 1:43.94 $174,900 Listed [18]
2004 Broadway View John McKee Nick Zito Live Oak Plantation Racing 1+116 miles 1:44.75 $171,150 Listed [1]

Legend:
  Turf

See alsoEdit

External siteEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2004 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Listed - (race 9)". Equibase. 14 November 2004. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  2. ^ "COMMONWEALTH TURF STAKES - CHURCHILL DOWNS, KY". Thoroughbred Pedigree Online. 2020. Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Churchill Downs 2020 Fall Stake Schedule" (PDF). Churchill Downs website. 2020. Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  4. ^ "2019 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 10)". Equibase. 9 November 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  5. ^ "2018 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 10)". Equibase. 10 November 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  6. ^ "2017 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 10)". Equibase. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  7. ^ "2016 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 10)". Equibase. 12 November 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  8. ^ "2015 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 10)". Equibase. 27 November 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  9. ^ "2014 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 7)". Equibase. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  10. ^ "2013 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 7)". Equibase. 16 November 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  11. ^ "2012 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 7)". Equibase. 17 November 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  12. ^ "2011 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 11)". Equibase. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  13. ^ "2010 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 9)". Equibase. 13 November 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  14. ^ "2009 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 9)". Equibase. 15 November 2009. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  15. ^ "2008 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Grade 3 - (race 9)". Equibase. 9 November 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  16. ^ "2007 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Listed - (race 9)". Equibase. 11 November 2007. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  17. ^ "2006 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Listed - (race 9)". Equibase. 11 November 2006. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  18. ^ "2005 Commonwealth Turf Stakes Listed - (race 9)". Equibase. 13 November 2005. Retrieved 24 October 2020.