Ben’s Cat photo gallery

by | Jun 28, 2017 | Breaking, Maryland, MD Racing, Racing, Top Stories

On Tuesday, trainer King T. Leatherbury announced the retirement of his barn star, Ben’s Cat, a move met with much applause.

Ben’s Cat, now 11 years, old, won 32 races and over $2.6 million in his career.

Below, the Ben’s Cat file and a photo gallery.


  • Breeding Parker’s Storm Cat-Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces
  • Bred by K. T. Leatherbury Assoc., Inc. in Maryland
  • Race record 63-32-9-7, earnings of $2,643,782
  • Career achievements
    • 26 stakes wins
    • Two-time winner of the G3 Turf Monster
    • Two-time winner of the G3 Parx Dash; also won Parx Dash once when ungraded
    • Six-time winner of the state-restricted Mister Diz Stakes
    • Five-time winner of the Jim McKay Turf Sprint
    • Three-time winner of the Fabulous Strike Handicap
    • Three-time winner of the Maryland Million Turf Sprint
    • 5 consecutive years with at least four wins
    • 4 consecutive years with at least $450,000 in earnings
    • Earned more than $149,000 seven consecutive years