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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Rachel Alexandra beats the boys by 6 lengths

Rachel Alexandra pulled off a definitive win in the 1.25 million Haskell Invitational today, beating Summer Bird, Papa Clem, Munnings, Atomic Rain, Bunker Hill and Duke of Mischief by six lengths. All colts. I guess this proves that the Preakness wasn’t a fluke and her Vanity Fair shoot didn’t go to her head. She runs […]

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The real winner of the Triple Crown? Birdstone

Another “Bird” won the Belmont Stakes. Summer Bird, the half brother of Mine That Bird showed that Birdstone is passing along serious speed and stamina to his prodigy. In 2004, Birdstone upset Smarty Jones by winning the Belmont. His stud fee (up until now) has been $10K. But I suspect that will change. Here’s Birdstone […]

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