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Ben's Cat pointed to Parx Dash next month

Ben's Cat pointed to Parx Dash next month

Fan favorite Ben's Cat, who won the Turf Sprint Handicap on May 15 at Pimlico Race Course, then finished a nose back in the Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on May 30 despite a tough trip, is being pointed toward the $200,000 Parx Dash (Grade 3) on July 11 in Bensalem, Pa. Trainer King Leatherbury called the Governor's Cup a "heartbreaker," adding: "I really expected to win so it was a little disappointing. But he ran a dynamite race and he didn't get a very good trip. In fact, the races he usually gets beat in, he doesn't get a good trip." Ben's Cat, who has placed first, second or third in 41 of his 48 races, came out of the Governor's...