07/09/2016 7:36PM

Pure Sensation uncatchable in Parx Dash

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Kendrick Carmouche guides Pure Sensation to his second straight Grade 3 stakes victory in the Parx Dash.

Pure Sensation, coming off an 18-1 upset in last month’s Grade 3 Jaipur at Belmont Park, made it two graded stakes victories in a row, this time as the 9-5 favorite, in Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Parx Dash at Parx Racing.

Reunited with jockey Kendrick Carmouche for the first time since scoring by a nose in last September’s Grade 3 Turf Monster Handicap at Parx, the 5-year-old Pure Sensation ($5.60) set fractions of 22.50 and 45.29 seconds while cruising to a 2 1/4-length victory. He completed five furlongs over yielding turf in 57.35 seconds.

Power Alert, a two-time stakes winner this season, finished second despite bumping with Run for Logistics at the start. Two lengths farther back, Ben’s Cat nosed out Run for Logistics for third.

A son of Zensational trained by Christophe Clement for Patricia Generazio, Pure Sensation is now 6 for 17 with earnings of $748,415.