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Commonwealth Turf Stakes

Grade III race
Commonwealth Turf Stakes
Location Churchill Downs
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Inaugurated 2004
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.churchilldowns.com
Race information
Distance 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Commonwealth Turf Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in mid November at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Open to three-year-old horses, it is contested on turf over a distance of one and one sixteenth miles (8.5 furlongs).

Inaugurated in 2004, the Commonwealth Turf Stakes was elevated to Grade III status in 2008.


Speed record:

  • 1:41.67 - Get Stormy (2009)

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a jockey:

  • No jockey has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a trainer:

  • No trainer has won this race more than once.







2009 Get Stormy Javier Castellano Thomas M. Bush Sullimar Stables 1:41.67
2008 Nistles Crunch Robby Albarado Kenneth McPeek Alien Farm 1:44.48
2007 Inca King Shaun Bridgmohan Steve Asmussen Heiligbrodt Racing 1:43.17
2006 Arbuckle Bandit Brice Blanc Michael Stidham Golden Racing Stable 1:44.19
2005 Therecomesatiger Mark Guidry Thomas F. Proctor Charles R. Patton 1:43.94
2004 Broadway View John McKee Nick Zito Live Oak Plantation Racing 1:44.75



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