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Zenyatta: 19-0

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by trifectarich, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    This is fabulous stuff. I don't care if you're a horse racing fan or not, the final quarter-mile is just magnificent.

    The Breeders' Cup Classic has become must-see TV.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I just got chills watching that, even though I knew how it ended.

    What a freaking gorgeous horse. Talk about shifting into another gear.
  3. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Thanks for posting that. Outstanding.
  4. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    Amazing. I'm not big on horse racing, but that was a fabulous run.
  5. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Like a distance runner, just chilling and waiting to make the last move.
  6. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    I watched the race yesterday and it was certainly entertaining.
    I previously made a bet on Zenyatta in Vegas last year, when she was also listed at 1-to-9.
    It's funny to watch her as she walks toward the starting gate.
    She seems to be sticking her tongue out and chewing on it, moreso than what might be normal for most horses.
    She seems to smile alot.
  7. Knighthawk

    Knighthawk Member

    I thought it was a massive mistake when they entered her in last year's Classic, and she made me look like a fool. I'm not betting against her again.
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Why not? That's where the value will be.
  9. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    There's NO value in a losing bet!
  10. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Maybe, maybe not. Z's AVERAGE odds in Europe right now, for the BCC, are 7-2, though there's one major spot where you can get 5-1. Remember,
    she'll likely be in against Lookin at Lucky, Blame, Haynesfield and Quality
    Road . . . a far cry from the tomato cans she's been looking at in California
    all summer. She's a helluva mare, but this will be a FAR tougher classic
    than she captured in '09.
  11. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    Same here. Last year I told anyone who asked me about the Classic, "She's got no chance," and she resoundingly proved me to be as wrong as I could possibly be. This time I won't be leaving her off all my tickets like I did last year. If I make no money on the Classic and she retires at 20-0 and two BC wins against the boys, I can't root against that.
  12. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Meanwhile Rachel Alexandra is being bred with Curlin ... without ever racing against Zenyatta.
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