Tag Archives: Commonwealth

Caravaggio Remains Perfect With A Game Victory In Commonwealth Cup

Caravaggio rallied late to win the G1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. (photo courtesy At the Races Twitter feed) Caravaggio maintained his unbeaten record with a superb display in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. The six-furlong contest was billed as one of the races of the week, as the Aidan O’Brien-trained Caravaggio, so impressive in the Coventry Stakes at ...

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Awesome Slew Runs Down A. P. Indian For Commonwealth Victory

Awesome Slew ( Awesome Again) wins the Commonwealth (G3) at Keeneland on 4.8.2017. Joel Rosario up, Mark Casse trainer, Live Oak Plantation owner. Live Oak Plantation’s homebred Awesome Slew got his elusive second graded stakes win on Saturday, closing like a freight train from the back of the pack to cross the wire 1 1/2 lengths in front of Grade ...

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Paulassilverlining Debuts For Juddmonte In Madison; A.P. Indian Returns In Commonwealth

Multiple graded stakes winner Paulassilverlining will make her debut for new owner Juddmonte Farms on Saturday when she faces eight rivals in the 16th running of the $ 300,000 Madison (G1) for fillies and mares. The 7-furlong Madison will go as the eighth race on Saturday’s 11-race program at Keeneland, with a 5:03 p.m. ET post time. First post Saturday ...

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Commonwealth Turf Victor Hay Dakota May Target Claiming Crown

Following a 29-1 upset victory in Saturday’s Commonwealth Turf (GIII) at Churchill Downs, Hay Dakota is possible to target Gulfstream Park’s $ 125,000 Claiming Crown Emerald on Dec. 3, according to trainer Joel Berndt who scored the first graded stakes victory of his career. “We’ll go if it’s not too soon for the horse,” Berndt said. “We’d be running him ...

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Hay Dakota Surprises At 29-1 In Commonwealth Turf

Alice Mettler’s Hay Dakota came flying down the far outside of Churchill’s turf course to win Saturday’s G3 Commonwealth Turf Stakes by a half-length, upsetting the top choice Bondurant at odds of 29-1. The 3-year-old son of Haynesfield recorded his first graded stakes win, as well as the first for jockey Denny Velazquez and trainer Joel Berndt. Hay Dakota covered ...

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My Impression Leaves A Big One In Commonwealth Oaks

Stuart S. Janney III’s homebred My Impression left a big impression on Laurel Park racegoers Saturday afternoon, exploding up the rail in the stretch to win the G3 Commonwealth Oaks by 3 1/4 lengths. The sophomore daughter of Sky Mesa, ridden by Jose Ortiz, covered nine furlongs over the firm turf in 1:46.57 for trainer Shug McGaughey. “This filly…I have ...

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Blacktype Cruises To Course Record In Commonwealth Turf Cup

Jumpsucker Stable’s Blacktype cruised to his third win in a row in Saturday’s Grade 2 Commonwealth Turf Cup at Laurel Park, riding the rail under Trevor McCarhty to win by a half-length on the wire. The 5-year-old son of Dunkerque covered a mile over the firm turf in a course record time of 1:33.43 for trainer Christophe Clement. “Sometimes that ...

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Deeply Undervalued Finishes Strongly in Commonwealth Derby

William Lawrence and Klaravich Stable’s Deeply Undervalued finished very strongly in Saturday’s G2 Commonwealth Derby at Laurel Park, winning by a length on the wire. The sophomore son of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Manny Franco, covered nine furlongs on the firm turf in 1:46.63 for trainer Chad Brown. “It was a nice win,” Brown said from Belmont Park. “I’m really ...

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Quiet Reflection powers to Commonwealth glory

 By Mark Scully 3:45PM 17 JUN 2016  Report: Royal Ascot, Friday Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) 6f, 3yo QUIET REFLECTION provided former jump jockey Dougie Costello with a first Group 1 winner on the Flat and trainer Karl Burke with a first Group 1 winner in Britain with another display of blistering speed. The filly stormed to the head of the market ...

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