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2012 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (G3)

Date/Track:
11/17/2012, Churchill Downs
Post Time:
7:32 PM ET
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:42.27

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (G3)...

One horse that has quietly emerged as a potential turf star, and has actually already defeated both Silver Max and Summer Front, is the Dale Romans’ three-year-old Finnegans Wake. That victory over the previous top two sophomore turfers in America, came when he finished a fast closing second in the ...Read More
Claiborne Farm and Adele B. Dilschneider’s homebred Lea raced close to the lead throughout and drew clear in the stretch to win Saturday’s ninth running of the Grade III, $117,100 Commonwealth Turf at Churchill Downs by three-quarters of a length over a fast-closing King David.Read More
Trainer Dale Romans entered Thursday with a share of the lead in the trainer’s standings and he will look to continue his success at the Fall Meet when he saddles Finnegans Wake and Quick Wit in Saturday night’s Commonwealth Turf (GIII).Read More
Trainer Todd Pletcher will attempt to sweep the two 3-year-old turf stakes on Saturday night at Churchill Downs when he sends out Finale in the Commonwealth Turf (GIII) and Peace Preserver in the Mrs. Revere (GII). Read More
Scarlett Stable’s King David, winner of the Jamaica Handicap (Grade I) at Belmont Park, tops the list of probable starters for Saturday’s ninth running of the $100,000-added Commonwealth Turf (GIII) for 3-year-olds on the Matt Winn Turf Course.Read More