By Linda Benson (aka Zenyatta fan girl.)
Zenyatta catches us by surprise once again. No, not coming from far, far back with her tremendous long stride to pass all the other horses and win race after race: 19 out of 20 to be exact. But since her retirement and subsequent change of career (hey - motherhood is the most important job!) she has now foaled her second son. Last night, on Zenyatta's ninth birthday (April Fool's Day, no less) she waited until almost midnight to drop this strapping chestnut colt, by the sire Tapit.
I am not sure who to credit for this picture. It was obviously someone who was right there after the birth, and this great shot made the rounds of social media almost immediately last night. Isn't sharing wonderful? It makes you feel like you were almost right there, watching the little guy stand for the first time. (So thank you, picture taker, whoever you are!)
Here is the official baby picture, posted this morning, with the announcement from Zenyatta.com:
I'm guessing that he'll turn grey too. What do you all think?