LAUREL PARK, Laurel, MD
|1||Jazzy Idea||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A+||$90,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Great Notion - Jazz Band, Dixieland Band
Sire: Great Notion , Bay, 2000. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 3 wins, $194,608. Lifetime: 14 yearlings sold, median $3,100.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
|2||Ben's Cat||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: D||$30,000|
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.
|3||Night Officer||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Officer - Perilous Night, Coronado's Quest
Sire: Officer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $804,090. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $28,000.
Broodmare Sire: Coronado's Quest, Chestnut, 1995.
|1||Jazzy Idea||Elvis Trujillo||Edwin W. Merryman|
|2||Ben's Cat||Julian Pimentel||King T. Leatherbury|
|3||Night Officer||Forest Boyce||Bruce R. Brown|
|4||Heros Reward||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale Capuano|
|5||Super Chunky||Sheldon Russell||Kenneth M. Cox|
|6||Cactus Son||Alex Cintron||Kenny P. Smith|
|7||Ju Jitsu Jax||Abel Castellano, Jr.||Howard E. Wolfendale|
|8||Greek Warrior||Horacio Karamanos||Gary Capuano|
|9||Deputy Fling||Jeremy Rose||A. Ferris Allen, III|
St. George Farm Racing's homebred and dual graded stakes winner Mr. Commons will attempt to overcome the rail post and snap an eight-race losing streak when he faces at least eight others in the June 7 Jaipur Stakes.Tuesday, June 04, 2013
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
Heavily favored Something Extra successfully defended his title in the $195,371 Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT) with a resilient front-running effort May 26 on the Woodbine turf.Sunday, May 26, 2013
Riding the River, Canada's champion turf male of 2012, returns to action in the $200,000 Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT) May 26 at Woodbine.Friday, May 24, 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
Essence Hit Man won the $166,408 Jacques Cartier Stakes for the third year in a row with a powerful front-running performance under Jesse Campbell April 27 at Woodbine.Saturday, April 27, 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
Silver Max, who captured six consecutive races on turf last year, makes his 4-year-old debut March 30 in the $100,000 Appleton Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, March 28, 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
Eleven runners from around the globe line up for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14. Local hero Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite, but 7-2 second choice Fire Lily could roll.Friday, October 12, 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
Book Review, disappointing when seventh as the second choice in last month's Test Stakes (gr. I), is the mild 3-1 favorite in the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks Sept. 22 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Wednesday, September 19, 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
Contested, a grade I winner who was last in her most recent start, will attempt to regain winning form and earn her most lucrative victory to date when competing in the $500,000 Test Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Pete and Evan examine the Fourstardave Handicap at Saratoga.Thursday, August 09, 2012
Grade I winner Data Link, who set a course record at Monmouth Park in his previous race, tops a field of nine older turf specialists entered in the Aug. 11 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Undefeated in six races before losing badly in her last start, Agave Kiss will attempt to start a new streak at a new track when she faces six rivals in the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 4.Wednesday, August 01, 2012