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Sire Gone West
Dam Bought Twice
Grandsire Mr. Prospector
Damsire In Reality
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1997
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Edward, Jr., Gregory, & Michael Kelly
Owner Robert B. & Beverly J. Lewis
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas
Record 12: 2-1-1
Earnings $907,470
Commendable is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Bought Twice by Gone West. He was born around 1997 in the United States, and was bred by Edward, Jr., Gregory, & Michael Kelly.
Major wins
American Classic Race wins:
Belmont Stakes (2000)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Commendable (foaled 1997 in Kentucky) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse, best known for his victory in the 2000 Belmont Stakes.

Prior to the Belmont Stakes, Commendable had earned $88,470 in seven races and his only win had been back in August 1999 when he won a Del Mar maiden race for two-year-olds. In the Kentucky Derby he finished seventeenth in a nineteen-horse field after which his handlers chose not to run him in the Preakness Stakes.

Commendable's career also featured a second place finish in the Super Derby and a third place finish in the Travers Stakes.

He was retired to stud duty at Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where he remained until 2005 when he was sent to a government-owned horse breeding operation in South Korea.



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