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US Star Zensational To Hill 'N' Dale Upon Retirement
In the US, this season's triple Gr1-winning 3YO ridgling Zensational (Unbridled's Song-Joke, by Phone Trick) "will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Kentucky when he retires from racing," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Zensational (a US$20,000 yearling at the 2007 Keeneland September Sale & later a US$700,000 2YO at the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Florida February Sale) is a leading candidate for the upcoming US Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint & defeatimng older rivals at his last 3 starts in September's Gr1 Pat O'Brien Stakes (7 furlongs) at Del Mar, August's Gr1 Bing Crosby Handicap (6 furlongs) at Del Mar & July's Gr1 Triple Bend Handicap (7 furlongs) at Hollywood Park. Overall Zensational (owned by Zayat Stables) boasts 5 wins & a runner-up from 7 starts for US$609,300 earnings.