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Zenyatta has finally finished second, beaten by the tennis star Serena Williams in voting for Female Athlete of the Year by The Associated Press. Williams finished with 66 votes to 18 for Zenyatta, the unbeaten mare. Rachel Alexandra was seventh with 10 votes.

Catalogs for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's winter mixed sale, which runs Jan. 19-20 in Ocala, Fla., are available online at www.obssales.com. The catalog comprises 496 horses, including 258 yearlings. Hip Nos. 1-166 will sell in the Jan. 19 consignor-preferred session.