Dominus is a 15 year old horse that was born in 2008 and raced from 2010 to 2012. He was sired by Smart Strike out of the Lord at War mare Cuando. He was trained by Todd A. Pletcher and raced for George Bolton Stonestreet Stables LLC, and was bred in Virginia, United States by Edward P. Evans. Dominus has raced at Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Santa Anita Park, Saratoga with wins at Belmont Park, Santa Anita Park, Saratoga. His stakes wins include wins in the 2012 Bernard Baruch (G2), and the 2011 Dwyer (G2).