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Dust Commander after winning the 1970 Kentucky Derby
|Damsire||Windy City II|
|Owner||Robert E. Lehmann. Silks: Gold, Red REL, Red Chevron on Sleeves, Gold Cap|
Blue Grass Stakes (1970)Triple Crown classic race wins:
Kentucky Derby (1970)
|Dust Commander Stakes at Turfway Park|
The name "Dust Commander" is derived from his dam, Dust Storm, and his sire, Bold Commander. A descendant of Nearco, Dust Commander was bred by the Pullen brothers. He was owned by Robert E. Lehmann and trained by Don Combs.
In a 3-year racing career, Dust Commander had 8 wins, 5 places and 4 shows in 42 starts. He finished his career with $215,012 in winnings. Some of the highlights of his career include winning as a 2-year-old the City of Miami Beach Handicap and as a 3-year-old the Blue Grass Stakes, a Kentucky Derby prep race.
- Dust Commander's pedigree
- Dust Commander at the 1970 Kentucky Derby
- Dust Commander's offspring at the Triple Crown database by Kathleen Irwin and Joy Reeves