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Ben’s Cat

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Ben's Cat


2006 Dark Bay Gelding by Parker’s Storm Cat-Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces

Owner: The Jim Stable
Trainer: King T. Leatherbury
Breeder: K. T. Leatherbury Associates, Inc.

Biography: When Ben’s Cat came to Parx Racing this year for his third straight G3 Parx Dash attempt, fans and horsemen alike chanted his name as he entered the paddock. The dark bay gelding won 25 stakes races including multiple runnings of the Parx Dash and G3 Turf Monster H.

Career Highlights*:
1st: Parx Dash Handicap (G3-2x), Turf Monster Handicap (G3-2x), Fabulous Strike Handicap (3x), Find Handicap, Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes (5x), Laurel Dash Stakes (2x), Maryland Million Turf Sprint Handicap (3x), Mister Diz Stakes (6x), Parx Dash Handicap, Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap
2nd: Turf Monster Handicap (G3), Forty Niner Stakes, Laurel Dash Stakes, Maryland Million Sprint Handicap, Maryland Million Turf Stakes (2x), Parx Dash Handicap, Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Stakes
3rd: Parx Dash Stakes (G3)Turf Monster Handicap (G3), Laurel Dash Stakes, Mister Diz S., Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap (2x), Six Bits Handicap
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.