Continuing her preparation for the
$250,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes, presented by TVG, on Oct. 2, Zenyatta worked six
furlongs in 1:13 4/5 Saturday at Hollywood
Undefeated in 18 starts for owners
Jerry and Ann Moss and trainer John Shirreffs, the 6-year-old Street Cry mare
will be looking for her third consecutive victory in the Lady’s Secret.
The race at 1 1/16 miles over Cushion Track is one of six Grade 1’s that will
be run during the first weekend of the Oak Tree at Hollywood Park
Besides the Lady’s Secret, the
Oct. 2 program will include the $250,000 Norfolk Stakes for 2-year-olds at 1
1/16 miles over Cushion Track, the $250,000 Goodwood Stakes for older horses at
1 1/8 miles over Cushion Track and the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes for older
fillies and mares at 1 ¼ miles on turf.
The two Grade 1’s on Oct. 3 are
the $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles over
Cushion Track and the $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship, presented
by TVG,for older horses at 1 ¼ miles on turf.
In her Saturday drill, Zenyatta,
who has been stabled at Hollywood
Park throughout her
career, worked with stablemate El Vino.
The winner of an unprecedented
third consecutive Vanity Handicap in her most recent start at Hollywood Park
on June 13, Zenyatta, according to Hollywood
Park clocker Russ Hudak,
was timed in 25 1/5 seconds for her opening quarter mile. She drilled three
furlongs in 37 2/5, a half mile in 49 3/5 and completed her final two furlongs
in 24 1/5 en route to the final clocking. Hudak said Zenyatta galloped out
seven furlongs in 1:27 3/5.