Bred: St. George Farm (Ky.)
Sire: Artie Schiller
Dam: Joustabout, by Apalachee
A graded stakes winner in 2011 and 2012, Mr. Commons has emerged as a mile specialist on the grass after he spent some time on the Triple Crown trail in 2011, finishing third in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) prior to an unplaced finish in the Preakness Stakes (G1).
Since the 2011 classics, Mr. Commons has won the 2011 Sir Beaufort Stakes (G2) and 2012 Arcadia Stakes (G2) and finished second in the 2012 Franke E. Kilroe Mile Stakes (G1).