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Bluegrass Cat

Bluegrass Cat
Sire Storm Cat
Dam She's a Winner
Damsire A.P. Indy
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder WinStar Farm
Owner WinStar Farm
Trainer Todd Pletcher
Record 11: 5-4-0
Earnings $1,761,280
Bluegrass Cat is a thoroughbred racehorse out of She's a Winner by Storm Cat. He was born around 2003 in the United States, and was bred by WinStar Farm.
Major wins
Nashua Stakes (2005)
Remsen Stakes (2005)
Sam F Davis Stakes (2006)
Haskell Invitational Handicap (2006)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on November 4, 2006

Bluegrass Cat is a thoroughbred race horse. Foaled on January 23, 2003, he was a contender for the Triple Crown in 2006. However, he came up just short in the Kentucky Derby, finishing in second place, 6.5 lengths behind Barbaro.



Owned and bred by WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, he is trained by Todd Pletcher. For the Derby, he was riden by Ramon A. Dominguez. (Distorted Humor, Tiznow, Speightstown, and Victory Gallop stand at stud at WinStar Farm.)


By Storm Cat out of She's A Winner, Bluegrass Cat's breeding line include such horses as A.P. Indy, Secretariat, Bold Ruler, Northern Dancer, and Seattle Slew.


Finish Race Distance Track Condition
2nd Travers Stakes One and One-Quarter Miles Saratoga Race Course Fast
1st Haskell Invitational Handicap One and One-Eighth Miles Monmouth Park Racetrack Fast
2nd Belmont Stakes One and One-Half Miles Belmont Park Fast
2nd Kentucky Derby One and One-Quarter Miles Churchill Downs Fast
4th Blue Grass Stakes One and One-Eighth Miles Keeneland Race Course Fast
2nd Tampa Bay Derby One and One-Sixteenth Miles Tampa Bay Downs Fast
1st Sam F Davis Stakes One and One-Sixteenth Miles Tampa Bay Downs Fast
1st Remsen Stakes One and One-Eighth Miles Aqueduct Racetrack Fast
1st Nashua Stakes One Mile Belmont Park Fast
1st Maiden Seven Furlongs Belmont Park Fast
8th Maiden Four and One-Half Furlongs Churchill Downs Fast

Finish Line

Although he came out of the 2006 Travers in seemingly good shape, the next morning he was found to be lame in his right hind pastern. Xrays showed he had a nondisplaced fracture. Bluegrass Cat is now retired from racing with five wins and four places out of eleven starts, and earnings of $1,761,280. He'll be going home to WinStar to stand at stud for $50,000 beginning in 2007.



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