Commonwealth Turf S. (G3T)

Race 10 at Churchill Downs on November 12, 2016

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Turf
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:43.60
4   Hay Dakota $60.20 $23.40 $11.60
8   Bondurant $5.20 $3.80
6   Scholar Athlete $3.60
$2 Exacta (4-8) $296.20
$2 Trifecta (4-8-6) $1,650.60
$2 Superfecta (4-8-6-1) $19,371.80
Order of Finish

Hay Dakota

Haynesfield  – Church by the Sea

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Gelding

  • J:Denny Velazquez
  • T:Joel Berndt
  • B:Brereton C. Jones
  • O:Alice Mettler
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Haynesfield , Chestnut, 2006. Lifetime: 153 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999.
  • Sale History: 2013 KEENOV, $47,000.


War Front  – Ivory Empress

3YO Colt

  • J:Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:Janis R. Whitham
  • O:Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 269 yearlings sold, median $220,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold , Bay, 1985.

Scholar Athlete

Einstein (BRZ)  – Creme Catalan

3YO Gelding

  • J:Angel Cruz
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Einstein (BRZ) , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 58 yearlings sold, median $5,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE) , Gray, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2015 FTFMAR, $85,000.


Ghostzapper  – Bobby's Babe

3YO Colt

  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Gregory D. Foley
  • B:Lloyd Madison IV, LLC
  • O:Lloyd Madison Farms, IV LLC

Sir Dudley Digges

Gio Ponti  – My Pal Lana

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Bernard & Karen McCormack
  • O:Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.

Ikerrin Road (IRE)

Iffraaj (GB)  – Fantastic Spring

3YO Colt

  • J:Ricardo Santana, Jr.
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Mr Gerard Kerin
  • O:Robert E. Masterson

One Mean Man

Mizzen Mast  – Abbeyville Miss

3YO Colt

  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Bernard S. Flint
  • B:Bernard Flint & Ron Hillerich
  • O:L. T. B., Inc. and Hillerich Racing LLC

Blackout (FR)

Dream Ahead  – Belle Masquee (IRE)

3YO Gelding

  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:S.A.R.L. Haras Du Logis Saint Germain
  • O:Barber, Gary, Casse, Justin E. and River Card Stable


Discreet Cat  – Fondness

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:William H. Fires
  • B:Trackside Farm & Tenlane Farm
  • O:Xpress Thoroughbreds LLC.


Tizway  – Piano Bar

3YO Gelding

  • J:Chris Landeros
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Robert T Manfuso
  • O:John C. Oxley

Surgical Strike

Red Giant  – Preemptive Attack

3YO Colt

  • J:Channing Hill
  • T:Ben Colebrook
  • B:Edward A. Seltzer & Beverly Anderson
  • O:Seltzer, Edward A. and Anderson, Beverly S.
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