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Breeders’ Cup Classic: A tribute to two US breds that stay

Pedigree aficionados know that the determined Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Blame and the equally determined runner-up, that photogenic mare called Zenyatta, have similar bloodlines—a mixture of Roberto through Kris S. and Mr. Prospector. I’ve written about it here before. They were really the only two that figured to stay the trip as mature older horses in a truly run 10-furlong race, and in a cinematic finish they proved the point with drama and an exclamation mark in a 1-2 finish!
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