Over the last two Breeders’ Cups at Santa Anita Park, more than 100,000 people were able to witness live the invincible running machine that
is Zenyatta as the miraculous mare rumbled from the back of the pack to take the 2008 Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (gr. I) and this year’s
Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I).
Back in 2005 though, her admirers could have fit in an airplane restroom. Then, the immature yearling entered the Keeneland September sale ring to a thundercloud
of indifference, her lanky frame a turn-off to the assembled pinhookers, and a fitful skin rash a red flag to most everyone else. But a 29-year-old bloodstock
expert saw the beauty and potential in the Street Cry filly, and he set in motion the series of events that helped Zenyatta become one of the great champions in
Thoroughbred racing history.
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