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ZENYATTA Gives Birth To COLT

Zenyatta and her foal
Photo: Zenyatta.com

Zenyatta, 2010 Horse of the Year, gave birth to a dark bay colt by Bernardini at 10:10 pm ET Thursday, March 8 at Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Kentucky.


The colt weighs in at 130 pounds, and his dark bay coat is decorated with a star and white spots on his feet. Both mom and baby are reportedly doing fine.


Owners Jerry and Ann Moss came in from California to witness the birth, and photos released throughout the week showed them waiting patiently with their star mare. 


The news broke on Twitter at around 11:30 ET and was confirmed on Zenyatta's official web site shortly after. Fans swamped the site, which went down for a short while early Friday morning.


Zenyatta's foal joins the colt out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra among the "celebrity foals" of 2012. Racing can be assured of a great renewal of the rivalry between the legendary mares among fans of their sons for years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

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Zenyatta and Rachel are racing's most famous moms of my lifetime, and they are both starting in 2012. Here's hoping both the best of luck in their second career!
Look out world, he has the look of champions <3
Its amazing how she went from Champion to a concerned Mom and looks the part.....She looks very very proud with her new little guy.....
For those on FB, you can see new pictures of the big guy outside! Go to Zenyatta's Prince or https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zenyattas-Prince/313348545391457
Look at the face on Zen.
I know everybody will be thinking this.....RA's colt and Z's colt are gonna meet on the track!
Congratulations Zenyatta!!!!!!
Has Vegas set the odds yet on Z's and RA's colts meeting in the 2015 KY Derby?
So very beautiful! Congratulations to everyone!
Born on the 8th of March, shall bring wealth, luck and power according to the beliefs of many Asian cultures...can't wait!
Congrats to Zenyatta!
Churchill Avenger is here.......Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee love ya Zenny!
He was waiting for the full moon. Yes, he is adorable. More photos promised in the a.m.
Amazing, he looks exactly like his mom. Adorable.
Nice...He look like his Mom...and he have a star like RA colt.
What a beauty!! How exciting :)
BEAUTY!! Her site says 130 pounds. Lovely video of baby and mom at zenyatta.com!

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