LAUREL PARK, Laurel, MD
|1||Ben's Cat||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$57,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Parker's Storm Cat - Twofox, Thirty Eight Paces
Sire: Parker's Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 4 starts, 1 wins, $40,800. Lifetime: 31 yearlings sold, median $2,300. In 2009: .30 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Thirty Eight Paces, Chestnut, 1978.
|2||Steady Warrior||Margin: 10||TrueNicks: A+||$21,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Cherokee's Boy - Slow and Steady, Malibu Moon
Sire: Cherokee's Boy, Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 3 yearlings sold, median $3,000.
Broodmare Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997.
|3||Heaven's Voice||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$11,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Lion Hearted - Good Lovin', Smarten
Sire: Lion Hearted , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 4 wins, $191,630. Lifetime: 114 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smarten, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.70 AEI.
|1||Ben's Cat||Jeremy Rose||King T. Leatherbury|
|2||Steady Warrior||Julian Pimentel||Gary Capuano|
|3||Heaven's Voice||J. D. Acosta||Christopher W. Grove|
|4||Colony Club||Forest Boyce||Alexandra S. White|
|5||Friskie J||Joshua Navarro||Dale T. Clark|
|6||Natural Seven||Sarah Rook||Benjamin M. Feliciano, Jr.|
|7||Disco Dandy||Gabriel Saez||Mary E. Eppler|
Graded-stakes winners will spice up the action in the $250,000 Mountainview Handicap and $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup Stakes June 1 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Owned by The Jim Stable of trainer King Leatherbury, Ben's Cat won the 21st race of his 31-race career with a solid come-from-behind tally in the $100,000 Jim McKay Sprint Presented by Apple Ford May 17 at Pimlico.Friday, May 17, 2013
Trainer King Leatherbury on victory by Ben's Cat in Jim McKay Turf Sprint.Friday, May 17, 2013
Popular Ben's Cat will run in the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes for the third straight time on the undercard for this year's Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) program May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Make that four years in a row for Ben's Cat in the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes. The Jim Stable star from the King Leatherbury barn carried Julian Pimentel to an easy 1 3/4-length victory over the firm turf April 6 at Pimlico.Saturday, April 06, 2013
King T. Leatherbury's homebred gelding Ben's Cat was named 2012 Maryland-bred Horse of the Year in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The remarkable Ben's Cat surged through an opening at mid-stretch to put his head in front in the final strides, capturing the inaugural running of the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Penn National Race Course.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Not Abroad and his jockey, Nick Petro, took advantage of an opening along the rail and won the $142,500 Maryland Million Classic Stakes Oct. 6 at Laurel Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Ben's Cat looks to become the fourth horse to win a Maryland Million race three consecutive years when he faces nine rivals in the $100,000 Maryland Million Turf Sprint at Laurel Park Oct. 6.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Eighttofasttocatch has been tabbed as the 9-5 favorite as he goes for a repeat in the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Laurel Park received 155 pre-entries, which includes cross-entered horses, for the Oct. 6 Jim McKay Maryland Million program.Friday, September 28, 2012
Owner/trainer Edwin Merryman's Jazzy Idea kicked off the Laurel Park meet in style with a course-record victory in the $100,000 Jameela Stakes at six furlongs on the turf.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Favored Ben's Cat surged from third in the final furlong to nip Chamberlain Bridge by a head, winning the $350,000 Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT) for the second year in a row Sept. 3 over soft going at Parx Racing.Monday, September 03, 2012
Veteran turf sprinters Ben's Cat and Chamberlain Bridge, who have combined to win the past three renewals of the Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT), head the field for this year's $350,000 race Sept. 3 at Parx Racing.Friday, August 31, 2012
Charging on the outside of the Penn National Race Course, 34-1 shot Kyma registered his first stakes victory in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the turf July 28.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ben's Cat will be back to defend his crown against nine rivals in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the night of July 28, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Perhaps bettors felt Ben's Cat had lost a step when they sent him off at 10-1 in the $150,000 Parx Dash Handicap June 17, but the 6-year-old dispelled that notion with an emphatic two-length victory in course record time.Sunday, June 17, 2012
Ben's Cat, who parlayed a strong second-place finish in last year's Parx Dash Stakes into a victory in the grade III Turf Monster Handicap two races later, is one of nine entered in this year's $150,000 Parx Dash.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
King T. Leatherbury's homebred gelding Ben's Cat swept three divisional categories: older male, turf runner, and sprinter, and was named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year of 2011.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Millionaire gelding wins a tight one over Immortal Eyes and Ben's Cat.Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Ben's Cat, a comfortable winner of the off-the-turf Laurel Turf Dash in his last start, hopes to keep the momentum going in the $200,000 Six Bits Handicap at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Nov. 23.Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Laurel Park's turf monster turns out to be a main track monster, too. Ben's Cat powered away from five foes to win the off-the-turf $67,750 Laurel Dash Stakes by two lengths in the slop Oct. 29.Saturday, October 29, 2011
King Leatherbury's Ben's Cat, who could have been entered in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) via payment of a $100,000 supplemental fee, is the even-money morning-line favorite in the $75,000 Laurel Dash Oct. 29.Friday, October 28, 2011
Laurel Park-based Ben's Cat, winner of the $356,000 Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT)) on Labor Day at Parx Racing, is still on the fence for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs..Friday, October 21, 2011
Favored Eighttofasttocatch wins the Maryland Million Classic to highlight Maryland racing's big day.Saturday, October 01, 2011