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Pure Sensation

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Pure Sensation


2011 Grey Roan Gelding by Zensational – Pure DIsco, by Disco Rico

Owner: Patricia Generazio
Trainer: Christophe Clement
Breeder: Patricia Generazio

Biography: Pure Sensation, a stunning gray gelding proudly bred by the Generazio family, has been a turf superstar all over the country, but Parx Racing was a course he just dominated. He notched his 1st Graded Stakes win at Parxing Racing in the Grade 3 Turf Monster, winning this race record four times n 2015, 2017, 2018, & 2019. He won the Grade 3 Parx Dash 3 times: 2016, 2017, & 2019. His other stakes include the 2014 Quick Call Stakes, the 2016 Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational Stakes, and the 2018 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Stakes. Second PLace Stakes finishes include the 2013 James F. Lewis III Stakes and the 2014 Gold Fever Stakes. Third place Stakes finishes include in 2013 Don Rickles Stakes, in 2014 Better Talk Now Stakes, 3rd in the 2016 Grade 1 Bredders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita, 2018 Grade 2 Jaipur Invitational Stakes, 2018 Grade 3 Parx Dash Stakes, 2018 Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational Stakes, 2019 Grade 3 Troy Stakes.

Career Highlights*:
1st: Turf Monster Stakes (G3) x4, Parx Dash Stakes (G3) x3, Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Stakes, Jaipur Invitational Stakes (G3)
3rd: Troy Stakes (G3), Parx Dash Stakes (G3), Jaipur Invitational Stakes (G2), Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1)
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.