PENN NATIONAL, Grantville, PA
|1||Ben's Cat||Margin: head||TrueNicks: D||$111,200|
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||Immortal Eyes||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: D||$38,400|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Greatness - Private Eyes, Private Terms
Sire: Greatness, Chestnut, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 2 wins, $79,590. Lifetime: 61 yearlings sold, median $5,700. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Private Terms, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $220,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2006 Select Sale of Yearlings, $80,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2006 Winter Mixed Sale, $18,000.
|3||Poseidon's Warrior||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: B+||$22,020|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Speightstown - Poised to Pounce, Smarten
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smarten, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.70 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2010, $90,000.
|1||Ben's Cat||Julian Pimentel||King T. Leatherbury|
|2||Immortal Eyes||Travis L. Dunkelberger||Damon R. Dilodovico|
|3||Poseidon's Warrior||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Robert E. Reid, Jr.|
|4||Il Villano||Kendrick Carmouche||Susan L. Crowell|
|5||Braulio||William P. Otero||Dimitrios K. Synnefias|
|6||Golddigger's Boy||Angel S. Arroyo||Ramon Preciado|
|7||Sloane Ranger||Jeremy Rose||Martin E. Ciresa|
|8||Philly Bound||Matthew Rispoli||Dimitrios K. Synnefias|
|9||Mega Rush||Luis Raul Rivera||Gary Welsh|
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.3 days ago
Trainer King Leatherbury on victory by Ben's Cat in Jim McKay Turf Sprint.3 days ago
Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes, a top Mid-Atlantic region sprinter with 13 victories and 12 seconds in 41 starts, will attempt to get his first victory at Pimlico Race Course in the May 18 Maryland Sprint Handicap.3 days ago
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
Smith Farm and Stable's New Jersey-bred Javerre won his first graded- stakes race Feb. 18, taking the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park.Monday, February 18, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert and Brigand will go back to the Laurel Park well Feb. 18 in the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III), where Brigand is the 9-5 morning-line favorite.Thursday, February 14, 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
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, seeking to add more punch to its open stakes schedule, has added a $500,000 event for 3-year-olds on the turf at one mile in 2013.Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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
Poseidon's Warrior seeks to bounce back off a dull effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) as the 135-pound highweight in the Nov. 22 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at the Big A.Sunday, November 18, 2012
Action Andy closed relentlessly on the outside to get up in the final strides by a whisker over a game Il Villano in a terrific finish to win the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Oct. 27.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Grade I winner Sean Avery, who split the field in the Vosburgh Invitational (gr. I) as the favorite last month, is the 5-2 morning line choice for the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 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
Barry Schwartz's homebred The Lumber Guy rallies from just off the pace to win the six-furlong Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont in his first start since mid-May.Saturday, September 29, 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
Justin Phillip, Zayat Stables' First Samurai 4-year-old, is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the Sept. 29 Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) on Super Saturday at Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Currency Swap and Trinniberg will go at it again Sept. 22 in the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing, but both seem vulnerable nearing the end of a long 2012 campaign.Wednesday, September 19, 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
Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) winner Wise Dan blazed four furlongs in :45.89 Aug. 24 at Saratoga, while Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) winner Poseidon's Warrior and maiden winner Craving Carats turned in more sedate moves.Friday, August 24, 2012
Poseidon's Warrior, upset winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 5, could make his next start in the seven-furlong, $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1.Monday, August 06, 2012
Surging Poseidon's Warrior produced a 36-1 upset in the $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) when heavy favorite Shackleford failed to handle a muddy track at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 5.Sunday, August 05, 2012