05/11/2006 11:00PM

Super cast of 11 in Kingston

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Fort Marcy winner Foreverness starts in Sunday's Kingston Handicap.

ELMONT, N.Y. - Virtually every top New York-bred turf male from 2005 has returned for another season and they will meet in Sunday's $100,000 Kingston Handicap, scheduled for 1 1/8 miles on Belmont Park's inner turf course.

The Kingston marks the seasonal debuts of Certifiably Crazy - who was voted New York-bred turf champion - and Golden Commander, who won this race a year ago in course-record time. Dave and Retribution were also stakes winners in 2005, and have had the benefit of a prep race for this.

Meanwhile, New York-breds , Pa Pa Da and Charimount finished 1-2-4 in last month's Grade 3 Fort Marcy at Aqueduct. Then there's Chestertown Slew, a son of Seattle Slew, who is 3 for 3 against New York-breds on turf. Irving's Doers, Unnerving, an entrymate of Golden Commander, and No Parole complete the wide-open 11-horse field on turf.

Spite the Devil would be the one to beat if the race were transferred to the dirt.

won last year's Kingston by four lengths and set a course record by running the 1 1/8 miles in 1:45.35. That mark was later lowered to 1:45.06 by Shakespeare. Nevertheless, Golden Commander had the benefit of two races before last year's Kingston. Saturday, he runs for the first time since suffering a soft tissue injury last August.

"We were really just starting to see what he was last year and we got shut down," trainer Phil Serpe said. "If he runs a productive race on Sunday I'll be happy."

Golden Commander breaks from post 8 under Edgar Prado.

was part of a hot early pace in last year's Kingston and predictably faded to fourth while making his first start in six months. He won the Ashley T. Cole over this course last fall. Though trainer Richard Schosberg credits jockey Cornelio Velasquez with getting this horse to relax, Certifiably Crazy may have to use his speed from post 11.

Foreverness was beaten a nose by Quantum Merit in the 2004 Kingston, coming off a win in a allowance prep 22 days earlier. Last year, Foreverness was beaten 6 1/4 lengths in the Kingston having not raced in eight months. Saturday, Foreverness wheels back in 22 days again, coming off a terrific win in the Grade 3 Fort Marcy.

"Usually I like a little more time between races for him, but he bounced out of the last race great, he's training super, he had a nice work at Monmouth last week, and we're expecting a good performance," said Gregory Sacco, trainer of Foreverness.