A Day with Zenyatta

Photographer Wally Skalij spent a day with Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta pauses during a morning walk around the barns at Hollywood Park.

Photo: Wally Skalij

A painting of Zenyatta hangs in the office of trainer John Shirreffs office as the mare returns from a morning jog at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta, right, passes a sign named after the mare during a morning jog at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta pauses during a morning walk around the barns.

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Zenyatta stands in her stall at Hollywood Park after a morning jog.

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Zenyatta stands in her stall at Hollywood Park after a morning jog.

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Trainer John John Shirreffs looks at a program as Zenyatta walks by in the barns at Hollywood Park.

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Trainer John Shirreffs grabs a cup coffee to start the morning in the barns at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta with exercise rider Steve Willard goes for a morning jog at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta with exercise rider Steve Willard prepares for a morning jog at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta with exercise rider Steve Willard goes for a morning jog at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta and trainer John John Shirreffs at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta and trainer John Shirreffs at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta licks an empty cup from trainer John Shirreffs at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Hot walker Carmen Espinoza kisses Zenyatta during a bath at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta receives a bath after a morning jog from Mario Espinoza at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta receives a bath after a morning jog from Mario Espinoza at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta receives food from Mario Espinoza at Hollywood Park.

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Hot walker Carmen Espinoza walks Zenyatta at Hollywood Park.

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Zenyatta grazes at Hollywood Park.

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"A Day With Zenyatta", by Tracy Gantz and photos by Wally Skalij is in the September 18, 2010 issue of The Blood-Horse. To order your copy of this issue please call our customer service department at 1-800-582-5604. Representatives are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

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