Drosselmeyer, the winner of the 2010 Belmont Stakes, exploded down the stretch to overtake Game on Dude to win the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, the richest thoroughbred horse race in North America.
Zenyatta lost her first race in 20 starts as she crossed the finish line second to Blame in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Mucho Macho Man won a three-way duel to the finish line by a nose to capture the 30th running of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, North America’s richest thoroughbred race.
Rachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year, and her 6-day-old colt were hospitalized yesterday for pain management following the birth.
Zenyatta, Goldikova and Blame were named finalists for the 2010 Horse of the Year.
Zenyatta won her 19th consecutive race in the $250,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes to become the highest earning filly or mare with career winnings of more than $6.4 million.
Zenyatta secured her 17th straight victory in thoroughbred racing at the Vanity Handicap.
Wise Dan, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Mile last year, won 2012 Horse of the Year honors at the 42nd annual Eclipse Awards.
Black Caviar became the first Australian racehorse to be rated No. 1 in the World Thoroughbred Rankings.