Photo finish for the Longine’s Breeders Cup Distaff

What a great race pitting the great Beholder against unbeaten 3-year old Songbird. They take it right down to the wire! Try not to look at the caption before you watch the race. Just know that Beholder’s jockey, Gary Stevens, called it a “street fight.” “It was fun to be part of a battle,” Stevens […]

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American Pharoah wins the Breeders Cup Classic!

American Pharoah led wire to wire in the Breeders Cup Classic, crossing the wire 6 and a half lengths in front of Effinex and making it look easy (again). It was a definitive win that should quiet his detractors. Unfortunately, it was also his last race — he now retiring to stud. It’s actually pretty […]

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Last workout for Zenyatta before the Breeder’s cup

Nice workout for Zenyatta yesterday in her last workout before the Breeder’s cup. She looks very fit and fluid. Make sure you listen to the commentary after the workout as it’s very educational. To keep her attention for the workout, Zenyatta raced two of her stablemates, Sarbonne and El Vino, but neither one of them […]

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Zenyatta stays sharp on the way to the Breeder’s Cup

Check out Zenyatta’s workout from 10.22 at Hollywood Park. The queen ran 7 furlongs in 01.27.1 with Mike Smith on board. For all Zenyatta fans, she will also be featured in an upcoming 60 Minutes segment on October 31st.    

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Quality Road delays Breeders Cup by refusing to load.

I knew that there had been some trouble before yesterday’s Breeders Cup but I didn’t find video of it until today. Zenyatta was sticky going into the starting gate but Quality Road threw a full blown tantrum eventually crashing through it. Quality Road was scratched when they realized that he had a scrape on one […]

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Zenyatta Wins Breeders Cup in a dramatic run from behind

This has been a great year for fillies. Today Zenyatta won her 14th straight race with an incredible run in the Breeders Cup coming from dead last in an amazing run. This was the first time she’d run in a mixed field and she kept her undefeated record. Read more.

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