Patricia Generazio

A Generational Shift at Keeneland January

In Italian, `generazio' means a generation, and so it's likely no coincidence that `generation' is the word to which Conrad Bandoroff continues to return when talking about the complete dispersal of Patricia Generazio's stock. That dispersal, of which the first nine racing or broodmare prospects sell Monday at Keeneland, totals 43 entered at the Keeneland January sale sold under the Denali Stud banner. Massachusetts natives, Generazio and her husband Frank got their racing start in New England, where Frank ran the family owned New England Sand and Gravel Company. He...

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Generazio Dispersal Set for Keeneland January

A complete dispersal of horses owned by Patricia Generazio will be offered at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale and will be consigned by Denali Stud. The sale is scheduled for Jan. 9-12. Among the horses that will be sold are racing/broodmare prospects SW Mischievous Dream (Into Mischief), Pure Bode (Bodemeister), and Marquet Legacy (Gio Ponti), all from the families of some of the most popular graded winners developed by the Generazio operation. Among the horses campaigned by Generazio and her late husband, Frank, are GISWs Presious Passion (Royal...

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Generazios, Bongard, Cannizzo To Be Honored By NYTB

Prominent regional owner/breeders Patricia and the late Frank Generazio and the recently deceased Ellen Bongard will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in the New York-bred program, officials at the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) announced Monday. Former NYTB Executive Director Jeffrey Cannizzo will also receive a special award for his exemplary service to the organization. "On behalf of our Board of Directors, we are proud to honor each of these noteworthy individuals for their contributions and service to the New York racing and breeding industry," said NYTB President...

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Disco Partner Sires First Foal

Two-time graded winner and track-record setter Disco Partner (Disco Rico--Lulu's Number, by Numerous) was represented by his first foal when Plenty of Chrome (Big Drama) produced a filly at Rockridge Stud in New York, stallion home of Disco Partner. The filly was bred by John Graziano, Sr. and Patricia Generazio. The latter bred Disco Partner and raced the popular gray with Christophe Clement. The New York-bred was victorious in 11 of his 33 career trips to the post, including the Jaipur S. in 2017 and 2018 when it was conducted...

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Multimillionaire Turf Sprinter Pure Sensation Retired

Patricia Generazio's homebred 9-year-old gelding Pure Sensation (Zensational--Purse Disco, by Disco Rico) was retired following a seventh-place finish in Saturday's GIII Troy S. at Saratoga. Out of the Disco Rico mare Pure Disco, the popular grey retires with a record of 38-14-5-7 and purse earnings of $2,004,050. "He's been amazingly consistent over the years. He was a very fast horse from the beginning and he will be a tough guy to replace," said trainer Christophe Clement. "He was a very straightforward horse and very kind. He traveled all over the...

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