Champion US mare Zenyatta (Street Cry – Vertigineux, by Kris S) has thrown her first foal after delivering a healthy colt to Darley stallion Bernardini (A P Indy – Cara Rafaela, by Quiet American) at Lane’s End Farm.
Zenyatta won 19 of her 20 starts during her outstanding career with her only defeat coming in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic (10f) in November 2010.
The mare’s owners Jerry and Ann Moss announced the news via Zenyatta’s online diary hosted on the star’s dedicated homepage www.zenyatta.com .
Dear, dear, dear friends, I am so proud and elated to share the news with you that I am now a MOM,” the post read.
“I just gave birth to a lovely dark bay COLT, March 8th, at approximately 10:10 p.m. Eastern Time.
“My adorable foal weighed in at 130 pounds, has a white star on his forehead….and some white on his feet.”