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Digest: Ben's Cat seeks to end slide Saturday in Laurel Dash

Digest: Ben's Cat seeks to end slide Saturday in Laurel Dash

Maryland-bred star Ben's Cat will look to avoid losing his fourth race in a row for the first time ever when he takes the gate in the $100,000 Laurel Dash as part of the 11-race Turf Festival program Saturday at Laurel Park. Ben's Cat is a two-time winner of the Laurel Dash, contested over 6 furlongs on the Fort Marcy Turf Course, having finished first in 2011 and 2013. "It's right here on our home ground, it's on the turf, it's $100,000, it's a perfect spot basically since all we have to do is walk over to the paddock," Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury said. "This is the spot to run him, no doubt about that." Ben's Cat opened 2016 with...

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