Horse of the Year: Rachel or Zenyatta?

Horse of the Year: Rachel or Zenyatta?

There are 3 comments on the The Horse story from Nov 9, 2009, titled Horse of the Year: Rachel or Zenyatta?. In it, The Horse reports that:

The much anticipated race between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta? Well, it's on, but only on paper.

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William Adair

Phoenix, AZ

#1 Nov 10, 2009
Rachel Alexandra Can't run without drugs from her Drug Trainer Steve ASSATANHORSEKILLSON


Since: Apr 09


#2 Nov 10, 2009
Zenyatta earned the honors last Saturday. Rachel ducked the biggest opportunity of her career or maybe she just avoided the obvoius, A LOSS TO THE CHAMPION. Her connections will have to wait for a much easier opportunity to come along.

Fremont, CA

#3 Nov 29, 2009
Zenyatta was scratched on the same surface, same day that Rachel anhilated her peers. Zenyatta has handled with kid gloves this year, her times are slower compared to last year and she had one big race. Even the tv viewership agree - Rachel had more than a 6 share in the Preakness (a whopping 38% increase over last year) while Zenyatta's biggest race in the BCC only garnerned a tv rating of 0.9. Bull riding and figure skating the following Sunday garnered a 0.8. Go figure. Rachel earned the honors long before the BCC. Rachel gets my vote for Horse of the Year.

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