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I've watched the replay of the stretch run several times now, and no matter how hard I cheer or how many times I watch it, Zenyatta just doesn't get to the wire first. She retires with a nearly perfect 19 wins and one loss. Her trainer, John Shirreffs, had a great attitude about her appearance in a tough race against the boys that many thought had the potential to blemish her record: "It's not the end of the world (if she loses)," he said. "Giving her the opportunity to achieve something that seems almost unattainable is more important." Read the full story here.