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Discreet Cat

Discreet Cat
Sire Forestry
Dam Pretty Discreet
Grandsire Storm Cat
Damsire Private Account
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder E. Paul Robsham
Owner Joyce Robsham
Godolphin Stables
Trainer Stanley M. Hough
Saeed bin Suroor
Record 9: 6-0-2
Earnings US$1,554,180
Summary
Discreet Cat is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Pretty Discreet by Forestry. He was born around 2003 in the United States, and was bred by E. Paul Robsham.
Major wins
Cigar Mile Handicap (2006)
Jerome Breeders' Cup Handicap (2006)
UAE Derby (2006)
Awards
Timeform rating: 127
Co-World Champion 3-Year-Old (2006)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on March 23, 2010

Discreet Cat is a thoroughbred race horse. As a foal of 2003 (May 1), the bay colt after the colt won the UAE Derby in March 2006, he shipped to the United States but did not race in the Kentucky Derby or any other Triple Crown races.

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Connections

Discreet Cat is owned by Godolphin Stables. He is trained by Saeed bin Suroor and has been ridden by Javier Castellano, Frankie Dettori, and by Garrett Gomez.

Breeding

Bred in Kentucky by E. Paul Robsham, Discreet Cat was sired by Forestry (by Storm Cat) out of Grade I winner Pretty Discreet (by Private Account).

His career earnings stand at $1,554,180. His current stud fee is $30,000, he stands at Darley's Jonabell farm in Lexington, Ky.

Dubai World Cup

On March 31, 2007, Discreet Cat ran in the Dubai World Cup against U.S. Horse of the Year Invasor. He suffered his first career loss in seven starts as Invasor would go on to win the race while Discreet Cat finished last in a field of seven.

Following his loss in the Dubai World Cup, Discreet Cat's handlers announced an abscess had been found in the horse's throat. He did not return to racing until September 30, 2007 when he finished third in the Vosburgh Stakes at New York's Belmont Park. His final race was a third place finish in the innagural Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Monmouth Park on October 26, 2007.

Races

Finish Race Distance Track Condition
3rd Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile One Mile Monmouth Park Sloppy (sealed)
7th Dubai World Cup (Group 1) 2000 metres Nad Al Sheba Fast
1st Cigar Mile Handicap (Grade I) One Mile Aqueduct Race Track Good
1st Jerome Breeders' Cup Handicap (Grade II) One Mile Belmont Park Good
1st Allowance One Mile Saratoga Fast
1st UAE Derby (Group 2) 1800 metres Nad Al Sheba Fast
1st Areej Trophy 1600 metres Nad Al Sheba
1st Maiden Six Furlongs Saratoga Race Course Fast

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