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Zenyatta Greets Hundreds of Fans Sunday Morning

PRESS RELEASE Jerry and Ann Moss’ Zenyatta didn’t know, and her fans didn’t care, that their beloved mare had lost the Breeders’ Cup Classic. They still turned out in droves on Sunday morning. Trainer John Shirreffs took down the barricades that had lined Barn 41 all week and allowed media and fans to get […]

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Zenyatta: Comic Relief

If you’re among the many people taking Zenyatta’s loss pretty hard, maybe a little humor will ease the pain. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> From a series of Hitler spoofs on YouTube, Hitler learns that Zenyatta has lost the Breeders’ Cup Classic:

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Horse of the Year Debate Already Raging

Fans, trainers, jockeys, owners – just about everybody who’s in racing or follows it –  is weighing in on who should win Horse of the Year after Saturday’s thrilling Breeders’ Cup Classic. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> Should the award go to Blame because he beat Zenyatta and only lost once this year?  Or should Zenyatta win HOTY for […]

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The Power of Zenyatta

Millions of sports fans flock to ESPN.com as their first source for news each day, so the value to their main story placement is important for any sporting industry. But for horse racing, which usually gets shoved off to less featured pages outside of the Kentucky Derby and a potential Triple Crown winner, owning that […]

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Breeders’ Cup Thursday Notes: The Classic

PRESS RELEASE   An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Classic:   Zenyatta   The reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic champion left Barn 41 at 9:15 a.m. and was followed by hundreds of adoring fans, including owners Jerry and Ann Moss and trainer John Shirreffs.   With regular exercise rider Steve Willard aboard, the […]

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Shirreffs, Moss Reflect on Zenyatta

Quotes from Thursday’s Breeders’ Cup press conference involving Zenyatta’s trainer John Shirreffs and owner Jerry Moss: John Shirreffs On the duty of speaking to the media about Zenyatta: “It’s been a great duty. We’re just really proud of Zenyatta and our association with her.” Jerry Moss On the future and if […]

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Zenyatta, Other Contenders Arrive in Louisville

PRESS RELEASE A Tex Sutton charter from California arrived before noon in Louisville Tuesday with 11 horses that are scheduled to compete in the Breeders’ Cup. Included on the flight was the unbeaten defending Breeders’ Cup Classic champion Zenyatta for trainer John Shirreffs, along with Classic contender and leading 3-year-old Lookin At Lucky, trained by […]

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Is It Possible Zenyatta Won’t Retire?

Zenyatta owner Jerry Moss made a surprising revelation at the Breeders’ Cup post position draw when he said retirement after the race is not a certainty. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> “I retired her without speaking to my wife, and that was a big mistake” Read more at the New York Post.

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Zenyatta Takes Over Churchill Downs

Zenyatta got her first feel for the Churchill Downs racing surface, as she galloped Wednesday morning. She may not be accustomed to the racetrack yet, but she’s used to being the center of attention, and during morning workouts, she was that and more. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> A large entourage of media and fans […]

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Zenyatta Jogs, Leaves for Kentucky at 2 AM

PRESS RELEASE Two-time champion Zenyatta, looking to improve her 19-0 record with a repeat victory in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Churchill Downs, jogged 1m over the Hollywood Park training track on Monday morning. This was her last training exercise before leaving California. The 6yo Street Cry mare will leave […]

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