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Captain Cat


  • 2017 Series win-2nd-3rd - -
  • 2017 Total prize money

  • Sire-Dam -
  • Owner
  • Trainer


Captain Cat is a giant gelding who has taken a long time to grow into his frame and fulfil the promise he first showed soon after joining the stable of Roger Charlton, having been purchased for £131,250 as a foal.

Charlton’s patience and refusal to rush the son of Dylan Thomas has borne fruit – after running just six times and winning only once up to late autumn of his four-year-old season, Captain Cat has blossomed since winning an ordinary Kempton handicap at the backend of 2013.

He has landed two Group 3 contests and twice been placed in Group 2 company. His best run was a second in the Group 2 Shadwell Joel Stakes at Newmarket in September 2014.

He also gave a good account when finish fifth in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on QIPCO British Champions Day.

Captain Cat has already run three times on the all-weather in 2016, winning a conditions event at the expense of the useful Sloane Square over a mile at Lingfield on his latest start.

BCS Career statistics

Year Wins-2nd-3rd Prize money Group 1 wins Archived results


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Teddy Grimthorpe on super sire FRANKEL, "He had more 2YO Group winners than any other sire last year. That puts him in a pretty good place!"
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Grimthorpe on MIDTERM: "We were a bit disappointed with him on Saturday. If we can get him right then I don't doubt he'll improve greatly."