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Kitten's Joy

Kitten's Joy
Sire El Prado
Dam Kitten's First
Grandsire Sadler's Wells
Damsire Lear Fan
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2001
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey
Owner Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey
Trainer Dale L. Romans
Record 14: 9-4-0
Earnings $2,075,791
Kitten's Joy is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Kitten's First by El Prado. He was born around 2001 in the United States, and was bred by Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey.
Major wins
Palm Beach Stakes (2004)
Tropical Park Derby (2004)
American Turf Stakes (2004)
Virginia Derby (2004)
Secretariat Stakes (2004)
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap (2004)
Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2005)
U.S. Champion Male Turf Horse (2004)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on July 15, 2007

Kitten's Joy (foaled May 8, 2001 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse by the Sadler's Wells stallion El Prado out of the Lear Fan mare Kitten's First. Kitten's Joy is owned and bred by Ken and Sarah Ramsey (who is nicknamed Kitten). He was trained by Dale Romans and regularly ridden by Edgar Prado.

Kitten's Joy won the 2004 Secretariat Stakes and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Handicap as his only two Grade I wins. He also ran second to Better Talk Now in the 2004 Breeders' Cup Turf. This was enough to be voted the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Male Turf Horse.

Kitten's Joy only started twice as a four year old. Finishing first in the Firecraker. He finished second to Powerscourt in the Arlington Million, considered by some to be the turf race equivalent of the Kentucky Derby. He was retired after the Million and now stands at Ramsey Farm in Nicholasville, Kentucky.



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