Open House at Penn Ridge Farms

Saturday January 9, 2010: Harrisburg PA

Cat Thief

Foaled in Kentucky in 1996, Cat Thief is a son of Storm Cat out of Train Robbery, by Alydar. As a three-year-old, he ran third in the Kentucky Derby and won the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Gulfstream Park. His trainer was D. Wayne Lukas.
Delaware Township

A Florida-bred sprinter trained by Ben Perkins Jr., Delaware Township won eleven of his 21 lifetime starts, including two grade-one contests when he was five: the Forego Handicap at Saratoga and the DeFrancis Memorial Dash at Laurel, his final race. Foaled in 1996, he is by Notebook out of Sunny Mimosa, by Sunny North.
Trust N Luck

At two, Florida-bred Trust N Luck won four of his eight races, including the What A Pleasure Stakes by eleven lengths in record-breaking time. At three he won the Fountain of Youth, and was second in the Florida Derby. His trainer was Ralph Ziadie. Foaled in 2000, Trust N Luck is by Montbrook; his dam is Bold Burst, by Dahar.

Newest and youngest of the Penn Ridge stallions, Monba was born in Kentucky in 2005. At three he won the grade-one Blue Grass Stakes and competed in the 2008 Kentucky Derby. A leg injury led to his retirement at four. Monba is by Maria’s Mon out of Hamba, by Easy Goer. He was trained by Todd Pletcher.
Real Quiet

Kentucky-bred Real Quiet (Quiet American—Really Blue, by Believe It) came within a nose of winning the Triple Crown, with jockey Kent Desormeaux, in 1998. After victories in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, Real Quiet lost the Belmont to Victory Gallop in a photo finish.Trained by Bob Baffert, Real Quiet was voted three-year-old colt of the year and went on to win more grade-one races as a four-year-old.
Real Quiet died in a paddock accident at Penn Ridge Farm on September 27, 2010.
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