12/03/2010 3:36PM

Zenyatta vs. Blame: 2010 Horse of the Year Debate

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Zenyatta Blame 2010 Horse of the Year

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David Grening

Going into the Breeders' Cup Classic, it was a widely held belief that if one of four horses won the race - Blame, Lookin At Lucky, Quality Road, or Zenyatta - he or she would clinch Horse of the Year. There was no caveat for margin of victory or defeat. As gallant as Zenyatta was in her attempt to run down Blame in the long stretch at Churchill Downs, she ultimately came up a head short. Read More »

Next on Monday, Jan. 17: The 2010 Eclipse Awards


Zenyatta

Date Race Recap Video Track Surface Age Dist. Beyer Finish Margin
Nov. 6 G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic Race Video CD Dirt 3&up 1 1/4 111 2nd hd
Oct. 2 G1 Lady's Secret Stakes Race Video OTH Cushion Track 3&up 1 1/16 101 1st ½
Aug. 7 G1 Clement Hirsch Stakes Race Video DMR Polytrack F-M 3&up 1 1/16 95 1st neck
June 13 G1 Vanity Handicap Race Video Hol Cushion Track F-M 3&up 1 1/8 103 1st ½
Apr. 9 G1 Apple Blossom Race Video OP Dirt F-M 4&up 1 1/8 95 1st 4 ¼
March 13 G1 Santa Margarita Handicap Race Video SA Pro-Ride F-M 4&up 1 1/8 102 1st 1 ¼

Blame

Date Race Recap Video Track Surface Age Dist. Beyer Finish Margin
Nov. 6 G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic Race Video CD Dirt 3&up 1 1/4 111 1st hd
Oct. 2 G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational Race Video BEL Dirt 3&up 1 1/4 101 2nd 4
Aug. 7 G1 Whitney Handicap Race Video SAR Dirt 3&up 1 1/8 111 1st head
June 12 G1 Stephen Foster Handicap Race Video CD Dirt (sly) 3&up 1 1/8 103 1st 1 ¾
May 15 G3 William Donald Schaefer Stakes Race Video PIM Dirt 3&up 1 1/16 101 1st 1 ½

 

Steve Prain More than 1 year ago
Zenyatta is a great horse. And Amaricas sweet heart but Blame is the better horse