Ben’s Cat photo gallery
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.
BEN’S CAT FILE
- 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