Anne M. Eberhardt

Zensational Sires First Foal

Grade I winner Zensational's first foal is an Ontario-bred filly.

Grade I winner Zensational, whose fee of $25,000 was the highest for an incoming stallion in 2010, sired his first foal Jan. 4. Zensational (Unbridled's Song—Joke, by Phone Trick) stands at John Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms near Lexington.

The newborn filly, out of the Storm Cat mare Queenie Cat, was born at Hill ‘n’ Dale near Aurora, Ontario, Canada. Queenie Cat is a half sister to two graded stakes winners, including champion and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Vindication.

Racing for Zayat Stables, Zensational captured three consecutive grade I stakes at 3. His 2011 fee is $22,500.