Mike Smith was Zenyatta's jockey and he won with her at the Cup but failed to win the Classic the last time she ran (she won it once), by a nose. She was so far behind in that race, no one ever thought she'd be a factor but she came back and almost won it. It was one of the most amazing races ever. He was chastised for a bad ride but those who know racing and riding often give him credit for almost winning it. And let's face it, a mare like Zenyatta, well, let's just say she would only do it her way. That's her below:
And if just watching these famous horses isn't enough, you can always purchase the Judith Leiber handbag. Who says fashion and horse racing don't mix.
If I was lucky enough to catch the red-eye for LA tonight, just in time to arrive for tomorrow's races, this is what I'd wear. This Marni dress which has some wool in it, just in case it's chilly.
A hat of course:
All clothes are from Net-a-Porter.
A girl can dream can't she?
Happy Friday, Happy Halloween, and Bring on the Breeders' Cup!