Year In Review 2010

Reflect on the races that made headlines during 2010.

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Year in review for 2010. Image from the movie set of Secretariat.

Photo: John Bramley/disney

Quality Road won his first three races of 2010, including breaking his own track record with a win in the Donn (gr. I) at Gulfstream.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Zardana beats Rachel Alexandra in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes.

Photo: Lou Hodges Jr

Zenyatta, 15 consecutive wins with the Santa Margarita (gr. I).

Photo: Benoit Photography

Eskendereya's victories in the Fountain of Youth (gr. II) and Wood Memorial (gr. I) had folks thinking Triple Crown.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

But, he was retired before the Derby, announced by Todd Pletcher on April 25.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Zenyatta, 16 consecutive wins with the Apple Blossom (gr. I).

Photo: Coady Photography

Blind Luck unleashed her usual late kick to win the 2010 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) by a nose over Evening Jewel.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Super Saver wins the 2010 Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Super Saver in the 2010 Kentucky Derby.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Lookin At Lucky wins the 2010 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Drosselmeyer wins the 142nd Belmont Stakes (gr. I), giving WinStar wins in 2 of the Triple Crown races.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Blame wins the 2010 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Zenyatta increases her perfect tally to 17 with victory in the Vanity (gr. I).

Photo: Benoit Photography

Rachel Alexandra returned to Monmouth to win the Lady's Secret.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Devil May Care rebounded from a 10th-place finish in the Kentucky Derby to win 2 grade I's in a row, including the CCA Oaks.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Lookin At Lucky dominated his fellow 3-year-olds in the Haskell (gr. I).

Photo: Mark Wyville/equi-photo

Blame caught Quality Road in the Whitney (gr. I) to move to the top of the older male division.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Zenyatta wins the Clement Hirsch (gr. I) and takes her perfect record to 18 wins.

Photo: Benoit Photography

Blind Luck was at it again in the Alabama (gr. I), catching Havre de Grace late.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Afleet Express (right) held off Fly Down in one of the closest finishes in Travers (gr. I) history.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Quality Road rebounded from his Whitney defeat to take the Woodward Stakes (gr. I).

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Zenyatta makes her undefeated record 19 wins with the Lady's Secret (gr. I).

Photo: Benoit Photography

Uncle Mo's victory in the Champagne sparked a case of 2011 Derby fever.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

His Breeders' Cup Juvenile win added more fuel to the fire.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Unrivaled Belle controlled the 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Goldikova makes three wins in a row for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I).

Photo: Crawford Ifland

Goldikova stretches to history in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Mile.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Blame noses out Zenyatta in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Zenyatta retires and says goodbye to California with Mike Smith

Photo: Benoit Photography

Zenyatta retires and greets fans at Keeneland

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The year indeed belonged to Zenyatta and her fans.

Photo: Wally Skalij

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