In her final work for this coming Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, Zenyatta turned in a flawless six-furlong work in 1:12.40 on Saturday morning at Hollywood Park with regular jockey, Mike Smith aboard.
They began the work at the 5 1/2-furlong pole with Zenyatta starting about three lengths behind. Zenyatta gradually crept closer oin the turn, then drew away through the stretch and finished five lengths in front.
Russell Hudak, the official clocker at Hollywood Park, timed Zenyatta in fractions of 24.60 seconds, 36.60, 48.40, and 1:00.20.
Hudak timed her galloping out seven furlongs in 1:25.20.
Zenyatta looks ready for the Cup race.
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