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While Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta have never met on the track, their rivalry has ignited enthusiasm among racing fans. The two mares were the only contenders for 2009’s Horse of the Year title. While Rachel Alexandra took the title, Zenyatta came back this year to win her 17th consecutive race, breaking the previous record.
At the time of this article’s publication, Zenyatta is easily winning this race against her rival with her halter’s current bid more than double that of Rachel Alexandra’s.
Click here for Rachel Alexandra’s halter.
Click here for Zenyatta’s halter