Zenyatta VS Rachel Alexandra
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, the Race for Education launched a chance for you to own a piece of history! Go to www.ebay.com and place the winning bid on Zenyatta’s halter. Zenyatta is an American champion Thoroughbred racehorse. She remains undefeated in her 17 starts. She has won 17 races from as many starts, 15 of these being Graded stakes races including 11 Grade I events. She is one of only a few undefeated horses in American Thoroughbred racing history, which include Colin and the late "super filly" Personal Ensign.This halter was worn by Zenyatta in 2009 and was donated to The Race for Education by her trainer, John Shirreffs.
Or, try your chance to win 2009 Horse of the Year, Oaks and Preakness winner, Rachel Alexandra’s halter. Rachel Alexandra is a currently active American Thoroughbred filly racehorse and the 2009 Horse of the Year winner. She came to fame on May 16, 2009 when she became the first filly in 85 years (since Nellie Morse in 1924) to win the Preakness Stakes. She has won races in six states (KY, LA, AR, MD, NY, and NJ.), on 8 different tracks, against fillies and top colts and older horses, achieving a long string of consecutive wins including many Grade 1 stakes races. She has broken or come close to the stakes and/or track records in many of her races, as well as broken records for largest winning margins. Donated to The Race For Education by Scott Blasi and Steve Assmussen.
To place a bid go to www.ebay.com and type in Zenyatta halter (Item #140422158433) or Rachel Alexandra halter (Item #140422509526). Bidding will end on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 10:22 PDT for Zenyatta’s halter and on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at 9:27 PDT for Rachel Alexandra’s halter.
For more information please contact the Race for Education’s office at (859) 252-8648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.