Flashback Friday: Zenyatta Wins the Santa Margarita Stakes

Flashback Friday: Zenyatta Wins the Santa Margarita Stakes

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Six years ago this week, the legendary Zenyatta came back from retirement to win the Santa Margarita Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita, the first race of a 2010 campaign that saw her break records and extend her winning streak to nineteen consecutive races before finishing second by a heartbreaking head in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I). Relive her exciting Santa Margarita victory by watching the replay of the race!

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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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