Nominations Sere Set For Commonwealth Day Stakes Card At Laurel Sunday Sept. 23rd

The next round of $75,000 Virginia-bred stakes races is this Sunday, September 23rd, at Laurel Park. Nominations are in as follows: Oakley (18), Jamestown (27), Punch Line (18), Bert Allen (24) and Brookmeade (14). 2017 Bert Allen Stakes winner Special Envoy has nominated again. The 7 year old Stroll gelding was bred by Mr. & Mrs. Bertram Firestone and enters Sunday’s stakes with a bankroll of $304,500. Last year, Special Envoy also captured the Hansel and Edward Evans Stakes (shown here). Photo courtesy of Jim McCue.

Special Envoy (outside) battled with Rose Brier (inside) in the $75,000 Edward Evans Stakes in 2017. Photo by Jim McCue.

Nominations List:

All Along Stakes

Oakley Stakes

Jamestown Stakes

Punch Line Stakes

Bert Allen Stakes

Brookmeade Stakes