Unbeaten champion Zenyatta will spot eight rivals from 12 to 19 pounds as she begins her quest for Horse of the Year honors in 2010 in the $250,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Santa Anita March 13.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|Owner||Triple B Farms (Boghossian)|
|Gripsholm Castle View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dynaformer||Roberto|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Crispin de Moubray||Haras de Grandcamp||$348,816|
Jockey Alex Solis kept the late-running Striking Dancer clear of traffic and the daughter of Smart Strike did the rest, causing a 13-1 upset in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita on Valentine's Day.
Fourteen 4-year-old fillies are entered in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 14, led by five-time grade I winner Stardom Bound.