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Sire Unbridled's Song
Dam Joke
Grandsire Unbridled
Damsire Phone Trick
Gender Colt
Foaled 2006
Country United States
Color Roan
Breeder Claiborne Farm
Owner Zayat Stables LLC
Trainer Bob Baffert
Record 8: 5-1-0
Earnings $669,300
Zensational is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Joke by Unbridled's Song. He was born around 2006 in the United States, and was bred by Claiborne Farm.
Major wins

Triple Bend Invitational Handicap (2009)
Bing Crosby Handicap (2009)
Pat O'Brien Handicap (2009)

updated= October 12, 2009
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)


Zensational Backgrounds

Zensational is a Gray or Roan Colt born on Apr. 26, 2006, bred in Kentucky he was sired by Unbridled's Song out of the Phone Trick mare Joke. Like her son, Joke was also a speedster, winning the Vallejo Stakes. Zensational's dam Joke was a stakes winner and she is a half-sister to the stakes winners Trip (Lord at War) and Laity (Pulpit).

A $700,00 yearling purchase at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training in 2008, Zensational was bred by Claiborne Farm in Kentucky.

Racing Career

Owned by Zayat Stables, trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Garrett Gomez, the Roan almost Gray Colt swept all three major sprints in Southern California this summer, beating older horses in the Triple Bend Invitational, then in the Bing Crosby Handicap and the Pat O'Brien Handicap the victory in the Pat O'Brien Handicap earned Zensational a spot in the BC Sprint on Nov. 7 at Santa Anita's Oak Tree meeting through the Win and You're In.

2009 Breeders Cup Sprint

Zensational will face a heavy field of sprint horses at their best, the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint at the Oak Tree Meeting at Santa Anita Park will include Kentucky Cup Sprint winner, El Brujo, Forego Handicap winner Pyro and winner of the 2009 Ancient Title Stake going 6 furlongs, Gayego, hold a spot also.

Retired following an unplaced finish in the 2009 Breeders' Cup Sprint. Enters stud in 2010 at Hill 'N' Dale Farms, Lexington KY.


  • Zensational information page [1]
  • Pedigree Profile [2]

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