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  • Ben's Cat upset by Bold Thunder at Pimlico

    Ben's Cat upset by Bold Thunder at Pimlico
    Making his fourth start of the year and first since returning from South Florida, Bold Thunder spoiled the 2015 debut of 9-year-old multiple graded-stakes winner Ben's Cat with a front-running, three-length victory in Friday's second race at Pimlico Race Course. Trained by Patricia Farro for owner Andrew Sulley, Bold Thunder ($4.80) led a field of five through a quarter-mile in 22.73 seconds and a half in 45.50 while Julien Pimentel and Ben's Cat settled in second. A 5-year-old multiple stakes winner, Bold Thunder hit the wire in 57.62 seconds for 5 furlongs over a firm turf course in the $55,000 allowance. Ben's Cat, bred, owned and trained by Mid-Atlantic horseman King Leatherbury, was making his first start since winning the Fabulous Strike Stakes on Nov. 29. Friday's race came nine years to the day when the Parker's Storm Cat gelding was foaled. He went off the 3-5 favorite. "It was disappointing, naturally, anytime you get a horse that wins all the time and doesn't win. But, this is what happens in all races. We know there's no such thing as a sure thing," Leatherbury said. "He ran a good race, just not good enough. He met a horse that had everything his way. He was the only speed in the race, and he's a legitimate horse. He's beaten me before, and I've beaten him several times. He's a nice horse, and he beat us." Named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year in February for an unprecedented fourth time, Ben's Cat had worked four times at Laurel Park after his annual winter break. He had run in 23 consecutive stakes since finishing sixth in an optional claiming allowance on April 21, 2012, at Pimlico. Ben's Cat has won 28 races, 23 stakes, four Grade 3 stakes and more than $2.3 million from 46 lifetime starts. Leatherbury will point next to the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint, scheduled for 5 furlongs on the grass May 15, Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico. Ben's Cat won the McKay in 2011, 2013 and 2014. "This should set him up for the next one. It's been a good spot for us," Leatherbury said. "He'll be ready for that. We'll go on and follow the same format as we did the last few years." Ranked fourth all-time with 6,454 career wins, Leatherbury is a first-time finalist for induction into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame this summer in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The Class of 2015 will be announced Monday.
  • Roundup (April 17): Trail leads No. 5 Liberty past Manchester Valley in softball, 1-0

    Roundup (April 17): Trail leads No. 5 Liberty past Manchester Valley in softball, 1-0
    Liberty sophomore Lexi Trail's nerves were tested when she stepped into the pitcher's circle to face a Manchester Valley softball lineup that came into Friday's game averaging close to 12 runs per game. But Trail limited the No. 7 Mavericks and got...

    Varsity scores: April 17

    Varsity scores: April 17
    Baseball West Orange 3, Boone 2 Buzz: Matt Coello went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs for West Orange (16-9). Doug Nikhazy pitched a complete game with 5 strikeouts. Ray Alejo had a home run for Boone (17-7).   Lake Minneola 3, South Lake 1 Buzz: Brandon...

    Broward high school results and schedules

    Senior Yorvis Torrealba delivered the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Douglas baseball team defeated visiting American Heritage-Delray 2-1 in each teams' regular-season finale Thursday afternoon in Parkland. Douglas...

    Palm Beach high school results and schedules

    Baseball PARK VISTA 5 , PALM BEACH CENTRAL 2 ++++++++++++++++++++ || P. Vista || 000 || 014 || 0 || — || 5 || 7 || 1 || || Central || 001 || 010 || 0 || — || 2 || 3 || 2 || ++++++++++++++++++++ Pitching: W — Constable. L — Shue....