Flashback Friday: Zenyatta Wins the Milady Handicap

Flashback Friday: Zenyatta Wins the Milady Handicap

The great champion Zenyatta won many prestigious stakes races during her legendary career, including two renewals of the Milady Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park. It was in the month of May six years ago that Zenyatta began her five-year-old campaign in the 2009 Milady, facing a field of five and triumphing easily by 1 3/4 lengths. The runner-up, Life is Sweet, was a very talented racehorse in her own right, and would go on to win the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (gr. I) at the end of the year.

Relive Zenyatta’s victory in the 2009 Milady Handicap by watching the replay of the race!


The Equibase result chart of the race can be viewed here.

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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 Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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