Ben’s Cat

‘My Heart Is Shattered’: Ben’s Cat Succumbs To Complications Of Colic Surgery

Four-time Maryland Horse of the Year and multi-million dollar-earner Ben’s Cat, who underwent colic surgery on July 6 to repair an epiploic foramen entrapment, was euthanized Tuesday due to complications that arose during his recovery. “It is with great sadness that we report that Ben’s Cat was euthanized this afternoon due to post-operative complications following […]

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Ben’s Cat Improving, But Still In Critical Condition Following Colic Surgery

Four-time Maryland Horse of the Year and multi-million dollar-earner Ben’s Cat remains in critical condition but is said to be improving since undergoing surgery at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute to repair an epiploic foramen entrapment on July 6. Known as “The Pride of Maryland” during his 63-race career, the 11-year-old Parker’s Storm Cat gelding retired […]

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Ben’s Cat Recovering From Colic Surgery At Hagyard

The Pride of Maryland and Maryland Horse of the Year Ben’s Cat underwent colic surgery on July 6th, 2017 to repair an epiploic foramen entrapment. The surgery was performed by Dr. True Baker at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY. He is currently recovering in the McGee Medicine Center under the care of […]

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Laurel Park Fall Meet Brings Rich Stakes Schedule, 32nd Maryland Million & Ben’s Cat Tribute

Highlighted by the ground-breaking Maryland Million program, four graded events and a tribute to retired legend Ben’s Cat, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer 44 stakes worth $4.42 million in purses during its upcoming fall meet at Laurel Park. The 60-day fall meet runs Friday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 31. Racing will be conducted […]

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Video: Farewell, Champ – Ben’s Cat Leaves Laurel Park To Retire In Kentucky

Multiple graded stakes winner and Maryland Horse of the Year Ben’s Cat left Laurel Park late Wednesday night to retire at a farm in Kentucky. The 11-year-old gelding was led onto the van by assistant trainer Avon Thorpe. Ben’s Cat finished his career with 32 wins from 63 starts, and earned over $2.6 million.

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“El Orgullo De Maryland” Ben’s Cat Es Retirado De Las Pistas

Ben’s Cat, múltiple ganador selectivo y Caballo del Año de Maryland, ha sido retirado de las pistas a los 11 años de edad. El Daily Racing Form informó que el rendidor castrado culminó su campaña con 32 triunfos en 63 actuaciones, acumulando en premios más de $2.6 millones. El entrenador y miembro del Salón de […]

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‘The Pride Of Maryland’ Ben’s Cat Retired From Racing

Multiple graded stakes winner and Maryland Horse of the Year Ben’s Cat has been retired from racing at age 11. The Daily Racing Form reports that the hard-knocking gelding finished his career with 32 wins from 63 starts, and earned over $2.6 million. Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury, who also bred and owned Ben’s Cat, told the Form on Tuesday, […]

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Phlash Phelps Holds Fast In Mister Diz; Ben’s Cat Finishes Ninth

Hillwood Stables’ Phlash Phelps, a two-time Maryland-bred turf champion racing for the first time in seven months at a distance he hadn’t tried in more than two years, rallied to the lead in mid-stretch and held off a pair of late long shot challengers to win Saturday’s $75,000 Mister Diz at Laurel Park. The 34th […]

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Ben’s Cat Hopes To Regain Winning Form In Mister Diz Stakes At Laurel Park

Popular 11-year-old gelding Ben’s Cat, a 26-time stakes winner and earner of more than $2.6 million in lifetime purses, returns for another shot at ending his career-high losing streak in Saturday’s $75,000 Mister Diz at Laurel Park. The 34th running of the Mister Diz for 3-year-olds and up and 30th running of the $75,000 Jameela […]

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De Dubai A California A Maryland: Richard’s Boy Es Un Auténtico Viajero

Justo cuando la lluvia se convirtió en tormenta, se abrieron las puertas del aparato para la 12a. edición del Jim McKay Turf Sprint, en la jornada del Black-Eyed Susan S. en Pimlico. 14 ejemplares salieron en veloz carrera, pero al final fue una tenaz lucha entre Richard’s Boy y Pay Any Price, en cerrado duelo […]

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