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Ben's Cat finishes sixth; California Chrome out with bruise

Ben's Cat finishes sixth; California Chrome out with bruise

Ben's Cat, a 9-year-old gelding who has earned nearly $2.5 million, returned to Laurel Park after finishing what trainer King Leatherbury described as a "very disappointing" sixth in Saturday's $200,000 Parx Dash Handicap (Grade 3) in Bensalem, Pa. Seeking his 25th career stakes win and his fourth consecutive Parx Dash, Ben's Cat broke ninth before launching a mild rally. "It was very disappointing," Leatherbury said Sunday morning. "He was sluggish early and didn't have his usual big kick at the end. He ran a bad race, and we're not used to that. If it was a normal horse, you'd just say he ran a bad race. But he's not the kind that...

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