Zenyatta Wins Breeders Cup Classic

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -What a gal!
Zenyatta beat the boys in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic
on Saturday, running her record to 14-0 in the most impressive
effort of her career.
The 5-year-old mare rallied from last in the early going and
fought off Gio Ponti in the stretch to win by a length at Santa
Anita, beating a loaded field of 11 males.
Quality Road was scratched at the starting gate after he acted
up and scraped his hind leg, delaying the start by several minutes.
That may have explained Zenyatta's poor start as she broke from the
gate on the wrong foot and trailed the field for much of the early
going.
Ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, Zenyatta still ran 1¼
miles in 2:00.62 and paid $7.60, $5.60 and $3.80 as the 5-2
wagering favorite of the 58,845 fans.
Gio Ponti returned $9.20 and $6.60, while Britain-bred Twice
Over paid $7 to show.


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