Have you ever gone on a spur-of-the-moment road trip? Snuck backstage during a concert? Bungee jumped? Or screamed wildly as your 20-to-1 long shot crossed the finish line first? If so, nice job. You’re in tune with your inner jockey, the part of you that craves excitement and wants to have fun. He, or she, is your inner voice reminding you to have a great time. Your inner jockey lives life in the home stretch, guiding you on how to “Win”.
Watch this video and try to tell us horse racing isn’t exciting. Featured above is 2010 Horse of the Year, Zenyatta, winning the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic [aka the Olympics of horse racing].
The 2011 Breeders’ Cup is taking place this Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs, where the greatest equine athletes will compete in the two “richest days in horse racing.”
Check out #BC11 buzz going on this week and you’ll see some familiar California racing faces. The really exciting part is that one year from tomorrow, the Breeders’ Cup will be in California at Santa Anita Park!