Zenyatta Stays Perfect; Ties Record

As professional as ever, undefeated Zenyatta equaled the legendary Personal Ensign’s 13-race winning streak to begin her career, sweeping past the pacesetters in upper stretch to capture Oak Tree’s $300,000 Lady’s Secret Stakesbefore 20,329 at Santa Anita in characteristic fashion Oct. 10.

Ridden by Mike Smith, the 2-5 favorite joined rare company with Personal Ensign, who beat males

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As professional as ever, undefeated Zenyatta equaled the legendary Personal Ensign’s 13-race winning streak to begin her career, sweeping past the pacesetters in upper stretch to capture Oak Tree’s $300,000 Lady’s Secret Stakesbefore 20,329 at Santa Anita in characteristic fashion Oct. 10.

Ridden by Mike Smith, the 2-5 favorite joined rare company with Personal Ensign, who beat males in the 1988 Whitney Handicap at Saratoga, then ended her career by defeating Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors by a nose in a classic Breeders’ Cup Distaff that year

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