Owner: James R. Keene. Breeder: Castleton Stud (James R. Keene). State Bred: KY. 9-7-2-0, $58,196. At 2: Won Zephyr S., Great Trial S., Montauk S., Brighton Junior S., Junior Champion S.; 2nd Matron S. At 3: Won Belmont S. (NSR 2:21 for 1-3/8mi), Carlton S.; 2nd Lawrence Realization Caught at Matron finish due to careless jockey. Champ 2yo male of 1900, seen as best of any age. Champ 3yo male, acclaimed HOY at 3, also HOY at 4. Broke down during Lawrence Realization. Trainer Rowe said he never saw the best of Commando. Died of tetanus at age 7 (3/13/1905) but sired undefeated Colin, Peter Pan & Celt, all important sires. He also sired the highly in-bred Ultimus, never raced but a top sire of speedy juveniles. Top US sire 1907.