Shut off along the hedge in the final furlong, Nistle's Crunch altered his path sharply for jockey Robby Albarado and caught favored Seaspeak in the final yards to win the $112,900 Commonwealth Turf (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 9.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||George R. Arnold, II|
|Jockey||Julien R. Leparoux|
|Owner||Humphrey, Jr., Louise I. and G. Watts|
|Breeder||G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Louise I. Humphrey|
|Veiled Prophet View Five-Cross Pedigree||Kingmambo||Mr. Prospector|
|Costume Party||Storm Cat|
|Now That's Funny|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Lane's End, agent||($300,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Cowboy Cal, who has not started since finishing 9th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), makes his return to the racetrack Oct. 12 when he faces a full field of 3-year-olds in the $150,000 Bryan Station Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Keeneland turf.