Tall, dark and absolutely gorgeous, Zenyatta is the "It Girl" of America.
But the 6-year-old came up a head short at the Breeder's Cup Classic yesterday in her bid to go a perfect 20-0.
Still, even finishing her career 19-1, and she's accomplished things no other racing horse ever has. She won last year's Breeder's Cup Classic, the first mare ever to do so. Surprised? Her jockey isn't.
"It's as if you're in a Ferrari on the freeway, " said Mike Smith, "and everyone else just isn't."