Zenyatta Crowned Horse of the Year

Zenyatta, the daughter of Street Cry who sustained her only loss in 20 starts when second in the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Classic, was honored Jan. 17 as North America’s Horse of the Year for owners Jerry and Ann Moss and trainer John Shirreffs. The winner, announced during the Eclipse Awards dinner in Miami Beach, Fla., received 128 first-place votes, edging out Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Blame, who
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Zenyatta, the daughter of Street Cry who sustained her only loss in 20 starts when second in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic, was honored Jan. 17 as North America's Horse of the Year for owners Jerry and Ann Moss and trainer John Shirreffs. The winner, announced during the Eclipse Awards dinner in Miami Beach, Fla., received 128 first-place votes, edging out Breeders' Cup Classic winner Blame, who received 102 votes. The third finalist for Horse of the Year honors, Goldikova, received five votes. There was one abstention and two no votes.

Moss congratulated the connections of Blame, noting "Blame is a wonderful racehorse."

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