Pennsylvania Governor's Cup H.

Race 5 at Penn National on July 30, 2011

  • STK
  • 5 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $200,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • :56.48
5   Ben's Cat
1   Cardashi $11.60 $8.00
2   Car Thief $8.80
$2 Exacta (5-1) $56.40
$2 Trifecta (5-1-2) $808.40
$2 Superfecta (5-1-2-4) $3,074.60
Order of Finish

5YO Gelding

  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:King T. Leatherbury
  • B:K. T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.
  • O:The Jim Stable


Kiridashi  – Honor Card

9YO Gelding

  • J:Angel R. Rodriguez
  • T:Timothy C. Kreiser
  • B:Audre Cappuccitti
  • O:Mason Dixon Stable
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Kiridashi , Bay, 1992. Lifetime: 105 yearlings sold, median $7,051.
  • Broodmare Sire: Honor Grades , Bay, 1988.

Car Thief

Cat Thief  – Rucielo

6YO Gelding

  • J:Javier Santiago
  • T:Heather Hollahan
  • B:Stonecliff Farm
  • O:Hollahan, Heather and Meehan, John
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Cat Thief , Chestnut, 1996. Lifetime: 231 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rubiano , Gray or Roan, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSS2Y, $28,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $27,000.

Awakino Cat

Stormy Atlantic  – Ski Racer (FR)

6YO Gelding

  • J:Joseph Rocco, Jr.
  • T:Linda Rice
  • B:Budget Stable
  • O:Everything's Cricket Racing

Philly Bound

Werblin  – Candid Lady

5YO Gelding

  • J:David Cora
  • T:Timothy C. Kreiser
  • B:Gilbert G. Campbell
  • O:Ronald Ulrich


Brahms  – St Clair Ridge (IRE)

7YO Gelding

  • J:Josean G. Ramirez
  • T:Stephanie S. Beattie
  • B:Tom Van Meter, Doug Hendrickson & Michael Lowenbaum
  • O:McClay, Thomas G. and Brown, Jr., Donald L.

Sneaking Uponyou

Snuck In  – Chestnut Game

5YO Gelding

  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Jamie Ness
  • B:McLaughlin Family Limited Partnership
  • O:Jagger Inc.

Local Celebrity

Tactical Cat  – Feminine Fury

7YO Gelding

  • J:William P. Otero
  • T:Hugh I. McMahon
  • B:Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton
  • O:Wade D. Glosser

Towzee (NZ)

Towkay (AUS)  – Classic Realm (NZ)

9YO Gelding

  • J:Frankie Pennington
  • T:Randy Allen
  • B:J a Worley
  • O:Bienstock, David and Winner, Charles

Jr's Exchange

Exchange Rate  – Pyrite Majesty

5YO Gelding

  • J:Ronald Dale Allen, Jr.
  • T:Gerald S. Bennett
  • B:Leslie Michelle LaLande
  • O:Patrick J. Scanlon
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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