I have said many times before that the horse racing industry is going
to kill itself, particuarly members of the media who specialize in it.
The latest edition is from Andy Beyer, a man who I thought hung it up.
and some other are doing their best to slam Zenyatta's achievement. He
wrote "My judgment is based partly on the fact that she has compiled
her record by running mostly against moderate female competition - such
as the field in Lady's Secret Stakes on Saturday. But the main reason
for questioning Zenyatta's place in history is the fact she is a
synthetic-track specialist, albeit the best in the brief history of
these surfaces. In my view, it is a dubious distinction to be the
poster girl for the surfaces that have robbed the sport here of its