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HOW DOES ZENYATTA’S 17-IN-A-ROW COMPARE TO OTHER WINNING STREAKS?

They all get beat, or so the saying goes. Eclipse never did though. In fact, the English colt retired in 1771 with a perfect record of 19-for-19 because there was no competition left to take him on. You know the saying: “Eclipse first, the rest nowhere.” Colin was undefeated, too, winning 15 straight races...
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Many of Eclipse's run were walkovers: June 15 Winchester, (4 mile heats) walkover, June 28 Salisbury King's Plate walkover, July 25th, Canterbury King's Plate walkover. 1770 April 17th beat a single horse Bucephalus going 4 miles 1 furlong 138 yards, June 5th Guilford 4 mile heats walkover, July 3rd 4 mile heats at Guildford a walkover, July 3rd Nottingham walker,August 20th York walkover, Sptember 3 Lincoln King's Plate 4 mile heats, walkover, October 4th Newmarjet 4 mile heats, walkover.
most successive victories in a row? Camarero 56 wins
Colin... tv....
read about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kincsem
Kinscem 54-54
There have only been about 30 unbeated t-breds since records were kept.Ajax. The Tetarch, Ribot Nearco, Flying Childers, Personal Ensign, Pharis, Herod, Hickory Ox, Asteroid, Hickory Ox, Bahram, El Rio Roy, Crucifix, Bay Middleton, Selina, Personal Ensign, Tremont, ECLIPSE WON 18, St Simon, American Eclipse, Rare Brick, Senstaion, Regulus, Landaluce, Norfolk, and relly Ruffian as she never acutally lost.
NOT even close to the Hungarian mare Kincsem with 53 from Godollo Hungary..called my treasure...Dead heated one but won another heat to remain unbeaten

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