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Laurel Dash


What the Nation is saying about the Laurel Dash...

Owner-trainer King Leatherbury has decided to run Ben’s Cat in the $100,000 Laurel Dash in tomorrow’s Fall Festival of Racing card at Laurel Park instead of the headline race on the 11-race card, the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash. Leatherbury cross-entered his star pupil into both race ...Read More
  • 7777don · What a Shock(ha ha)!! Considering past decisions made by his connections, running in the DeFrancis would have been the surprise. Although Ben's Cat is a special gelding, I don't believe he will ever get the respect he deserves because of the consistant decisions like this one. Princess of Sylmar, Plum Pretty, and more recently Dance to Bristol are just a few horses with Mid Atlantic ties that have gone on to National prominence when given a chance any racing is better for it. · 291 days ago ·
The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat was put to the test while being floated extremely wide down the lane and still got up to register a popular victory in the $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes.Read More
Oh, what might have been. Today at Laurel Park, amidst a sea of slop, the right horse won, but it was in the wrong race. As Ben’s Cat effortlessly strode away from five foes to win the $75,000 Laurel Dash Stakes all I could think was that he should be running instead in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup ...Read More
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  • arazi · szulcc - I agree. Where's the fun in winning a $75k race in the slop? After winning all these races, don't they sort of "owe it" to the horse to see what he can do? He's run like champion - he deserves the shot. · 983 days ago ·
  • ScottDick · Great article, sad story. Horse deserved a chance to prove on a national stage how good he is. Sad for his fans that he didn't get that chance. · 983 days ago ·

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details09/21/13Lrl86 fT03+ MLaurel DashBen's CatMr. OnlineNight Officer1:07.40
View Details10/27/12Lrl86 fT03+ MLaurel DashJazzy IdeaBen's CatNight Officer1:07.29
View Details10/29/11Lrl96 fD03+ MLaurel DashBen's CatRoyal CurrierAction Andy1:11.11