Zippy Chippy, who holds the modern-day record for most starts without breaking his maiden, Zippy Chippy has seven runner-up efforts and a dozen third-place finishes to his credit. He has earned $29,952. In addition to attracting a lot of publicity as a result of his futile attempt to win a race, Chippy has also been featured in sprint races against minor league baseball players the last two years.
For the 96th consecutive race, Felix Monserrate's Zippy Chippy failed to reach the winner's circle, finishing fifth in a maiden special weight race at Northampton on Sunday. Sent off the 8-1 fourth choice, Zippy Chippy "bore out on the first turn" and was "outrun," according to the Equibase chart notes. The 11-year-old gelding finished less than six lengths behind winner Quincy Kid.