Monday, November 2, 2009

Zenyatta impressive in workout

Jay Privman,
Daily Racing Form

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Zenyatta, in her final work for next Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, turned in a flawless six-furlong work in 1:12.40 on Saturday morning at Hollywood Park with her regular jockey, Mike Smith, aboard.

Zenyatta worked in company with her John Shirreffs-trained staablemate Green Cat. They began the work at the 5 1/2-furlong pole with Zenyatta starting about three lengths behind. Zenyatta gradually crept closer oin the turn, then drew away through the stretch and finished five lengths in front.

Russell Hudak, the official clocker at Hollywood Park, timed Zenyatta in fractions of 24.60 seconds, 36.60, 48.40, and 1:00.20.

Hudak timed her galloping out seven furlongs in 1:25.20.

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