October 08, 2003 · By
Sultry Cat put in a terrific effort on 10/8, winning the 100k NJ Bred claimer at the Meadowlands. Breaking from post two, Sultry Cat got out of the gate alertly and was hustled to the front by jockey Chuck Lopez. Sultry Cat got to the lead while covering a quarter-mile in 22.2. Sultry Continued to battled head and head for the lead, but Chuck Lopez gave Sultry Cat a little breather in the second quarter actually surrendering the lead briefly heading into the turn. The half-mile went in 45.2 with Sultry Cat sitting a half-length off the lead. Midway through the turn, Sultry Cat got his cue to pick the tempo back up, and he responded beautifully kicking away at the head of the lane and then holding sway to the wire. Sultry Cat crossed the finish line almost two-lengths in front in a time of 1:09.4 and collected $19,500 for the victory. The win pushed Sultry Cat's earnings over $98,000 from only ten starts.