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Did Zenyatta win the Breeders Cup?

Did Zenyatta win the Breeders Cup?

Zenyatta stayed unbeaten through the following season and returned to Santa Anita to take on male rivals in the Classic. In arguably the greatest moment in Breeders’ Cup history, she came from last to first down the Santa Anita stretch to the roar of the crowd to win the race over Gio Ponti by one length.

Who beat Zenyatta in the Breeders Cup Classic?

It was 1,596 days ago when Mike Smith suffered the most gut-wrenching defeat of his Hall of Fame career. He’d just come up a head short of Blame in the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs, the only blemish on the brilliant Zenyatta’s resume.

Who beat Zenyatta?

Not this time. Blame beat Zenyatta by a head in a thrilling finish at the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday night, handing the 6-year-old mare her first defeat.

What year did Zenyatta win the Breeders Cup?

Zenyatta wins the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Who won Horse of the Year 2010?

Zenyatta was named North America’s 2010 Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards on Monday night, besting the only horse ever to beat her on the racetrack. Zenyatta received 128 votes and Blame got 102. Goldikova, the other finalist, received five votes.

How many foals has Zenyatta?

Zenyatta, a 17-year-old daughter of Street Cry who resides at Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, Ky., is the dam of four registered foals, none victorious. Her first two, Cozmic One (Bernardini ) and Ziconic (Tapit ), have both been retired to second careers as off-track Thoroughbreds.

How much is Zenyatta worth?

So even though Zenyatta is probably worth around $10 million as a global icon, she would be valued twice as highly on the open market if she were male.

Who was better Rachel Alexandra or Zenyatta?

In the end, Rachel Alexandra carried all three voting blocs and defeated Zenyatta, 130-99, to become the first 3-year-old filly to earn Horse of the Year honors in the Eclipse era. A year later, when Zenyatta suffered a loss to Blame in her final start, she was voted Horse of the Year.

Will Zenyatta be bred for a 2021 foal?

Zenyatta was bred in 2019 to Candy Ride and produced a chestnut filly on 17 May 2020. The filly was named Zilkha. Zenyatta was rebred to Candy Ride for a 2021 foal. On January 26, 2021, Zenyatta’s connections announced that she had lost her 2021 foal.