Farewell, Zenyatta

Fans say goodbye to Zenyatta at Hollywood and Keeneland.

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Groom Mario Espinoza leads Zenyatta out for her retirement celebration at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta poses for her fans at the Hollywood Park retirement celebration.

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Photo: Benoit Photo

Mike Smith shares a moment with the mare that he rode to so many great victories.

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Jerry Moss comforts Mike Smith.

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Photo: Benoit Photo

Mario Espinoza and wife Carmen Zamona, Zenyatta's groom and hotwalker, enjoy the moment.

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Fans react to Zenyatta's retirement at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta is in perfect focus.

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The center of attention, as befits the Queen.

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One last time in the Winner's Circle.

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Trainer John Shirreffs and wife Dottie Ingordo-Shirreffs escort Zenyatta, as she meets her fans at Keeneland.

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Proud owners, Ann and Jerry Moss.

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Ok, everyone get your picture, it's cold out here.

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Did you get my best side?

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It's easy to see who's the star of this show.

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David Ingordo returns to Keeneland, where he purchased Zenyatta for the Mosses in 2005. She brought $60,000 at Keeneland as a yearling.

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Zenyatta shows off her dance moves at Keeneland.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Zenyatta stands above the rest.

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Zenyatta leaving for her new life at Lane's End. Thanks for the memories!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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