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.
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
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.