Cozmic One Ready for Debut on Friday

Cozmic One Ready for Debut on Friday

The wait is over! Cozmic One, the first foal out of 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, is scheduled to make the first start of his racing career this Friday at Santa Anita Park.

Trained by John Shirreffs, who conditioned the colt’s legendary dam, Cozmic One has posted eleven workouts this year in preparation for his debut, most recently breezing a half-mile in :50.00 on April 12th. Jockey Victor Espinoza, best known as the jockey of 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome, will be aboard Cozmic One.

The race is a one-mile maiden special weight for three-year-olds, all of which will carry 121 pounds. Other notable starters include Moe Candy and D’ Church, who enter off of narrow defeats in similar races at Santa Anita.

Cozmic One’s pedigree can be viewed here.

Santa Anita Race 2, April 17th, 2015
Maiden Special Weight for 3yos
One Mile on the Main Track
Projected Post Time: 4:30 pm EST

# Horse Jockey Trainer Last race
1 Cozmic One Victor Espinoza John Shirreffs Unraced
2 Paythebank Elvis Trujillo J. Eric Kruljac 2nd Maiden Claiming
3 Moe Candy Joe Talamo John Sadler 2nd Maiden Special Weight
4 D’ Church Mario Gutierrez Simon Callaghan 2nd Maiden Special Weight
5 Attack Kent Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux 3rd Maiden Claiming
6 Volume Flavien Prat Richard Mandella 10th Maiden Special Weight
7 Tried and True Martin Pedroza Eoin Harty 6th Maiden Special Weight
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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin's quest to become North America's richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the blog Unlocking Winners.

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