George and Lori Hall's Pants On Fire makes his seasonal debut July 27 in the Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) as the 6-year-old son of Jump Start seeks to repeat his victory in the 2013 edition.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Ben's Cat||King T. Leatherbury||
|Bridgetown||Todd A. Pletcher||
|Brimstone Island||William A. Campbell||
|Car Thief||Heather Hollahan||
|Chamberlain Bridge||W. Bret Calhoun||
|Easter Gift||Chad C. Brown||
|Great Mills||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Ju Jitsu Jax||Howard E. Wolfendale||
|Kyma||Brandon L. Kulp||
|My Adonis||Kelly J. Breen||
|Not a Given||Kiaran P. McLaughlin||
|Prospective||Mark E. Casse||
|Royal Currier||David Jacobson||
|Runnin Bull||Randy Allen||
|Sean Avery||Allen Iwinski||
|Super Chunky||Kenneth M. Cox||
|Teeth of the Dog||Michael R. Matz||
|Traffic Light||Alfredo Velazquez||
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The irrepressible Ben's Cat came from off the pace with a big rush on the outside to register his third consecutive win in the $200,000 Parx Dash Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf at the Pennsylvania track July 12.
- By Claire Novak
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Ben's Cat, winner of the Parx Dash Handicap (gr. IIIT) in 2012 and 2013, returns July 12 for his fourth consecutive outing in the race. He'll face nine, including Tightend Touchdown, runner-up by 1 1/4 lengths last year.
Wes Welker's Undrafted charged from off the pace to win the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 7 at Belmont Park. The son of Purim completed the six furlongs in 1:07.24.
King Leatherbury's Ben's Cat, the top cat in turf sprints in the Midlantic region, ships to New York for the June 7 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Belmont Stakes undercard.
American Turf (gr. IIT) winner Global View and grade III winner Bobby's Kitten headline the early probables for the second running of the $500,000 Penn Mile at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course May 31.
Bridgetown, a dual graded stakes winner on the turf, was euthanized last month at Barry Ostranger's Questroyal North near Stillwater, N.Y.
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The $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint was moved to the main track after heavy rain in Baltimore, but it made little difference to Ben's Cat, who won the event for the third time in four years May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.
The $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes May 16 at Pimlico Race Course could be a one-horse show as popular Maryland-bred gelding Ben's Cat towers over eight opponents for the five-furlong dash.
Remarkable old-timer Ben's Cat did not disappoint in his season debut April 5, taking the $75,000 Mister Diz Stakes for the fifth year in a row at Pimlico Race Course.
Two locally based trainers and a locally trained filly, all of whom went on to national prominence, were inducted into the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame on the evening of March 12 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
King T. Leatherbury's homebred Ben's Cat was named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year for an unprecedented third time in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
Fresh off a victory over the Tampa Bay Downs turf course, Nicklaus Way goes in search of his first graded stakes win for trainer Ian Wilkes Feb. 1 in the $150,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Multiple graded stakes winner Revolutionary will make his long-awaited return to the races Jan. 11 in a one-mile allowance optional claiming heat at Gulfstream Park.
Penn National Race Course has released its 2014 stakes schedule and live racing calendar, following approval by the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission at its Dec. 12 meeting.
If Will Take Charge hadn't secured an Eclipse Award as the nation's top 3-year-old already, his determined head victory over multiple grade I winner Game On Dude in the Clark Handicap (gr. I) Nov. 29 certainly wrapped it up.
Marvelous veteran Ben's Cat did it again Nov. 27 when he wore down odds-on Ribo's Bobo in the final furlong to score a repeat victory in the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Multiple grade I winner Game On Dude and Travers (gr. I) victor Will Take Charge both drew well for the $500,000-added Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) to be held Nov. 29 at Churchill Downs.
Eclipse Award hopeful Game On Dude worked a strong four furlongs at Betfair Hollywood Park Nov. 24 and afterward trainer Bob Baffert said he would ship to Churchill Downs Nov. 27 to compete in the Clark Handicap (gr. I).
Ben's Cat, King Leatherbury's winning machine, will look to collect his 19th career stakes victory when he defends his title in the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap Nov. 27 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Multiple graded-stakes winner Bridgetown will join grade I winners Boys at Tosconova and Courageous Cat for the 2014 breeding season at Questroyal North in Stillwater, NY, near Saratoga Racecourse.
High Cotton will remain at $7,500 stands and nurses, while new stallion Prospective still stand for $5,000.
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