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Sensational (horse)

Sire Hoist The Flag
Dam Meritus
Grandsire Tom Rolfe
Damsire Bold Ruler
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1974
Country United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder Mill House Stable
Owner Mill House Stable
Trainer Woody Stephens
Record 44: 9-9-9
Earnings US$496,395
Sensational is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Meritus by Hoist The Flag. He was born around 1974 in the United States, and was bred by Mill House Stable.
Major wins
Astarita Stakes (1976)
Colleen Stakes (1976)
Selima Stakes (1976)
Frizette Stakes (1976)
Ladies Handicap (1977)
Post-Deb Stakes (1977)
Hawthorne Handicap (1978)
American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly (1976)
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame ( 1977)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Sensational (1974-2000) was an American Champion Thoroughbred Filly racehorse bred and raced by Mill House Stable which was owned by Nicholas F. Brady and his siblings. She was trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Woody Stephens.

The American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly of 1976, Sensational won five of her eleven starts that year. At three, she made seventeen starts with a victory in the Ladies Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack the most important of her two wins. She won two more times from sixteen starts in 1978, notably taking the Hawthorne Handicap.

Sensational was selected for the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame in 1977.

Sensational died in 2000 at age twenty-six.



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