Happy Thursday! For those of you late-running holiday shoppers, the Zenyatta Shop can still put you in the winners circle for the holidays. All Zenyatta Shop domestic orders (except personalized items) placed prior to Wednesday 12/19 will be delivered in time for Christmas. We can even accommodate purchases placed before 12/21 with overnight delivery. Let Zenyatta take the worry out of gift-giving and have the happiest of holidays this year! We’d also like to note that Zenyatta Collectors who purchased the now sold-out limited edition Breyer Glossy Foal at the Zenyatta Shop are proving to be savvy investors. These very special foals are now selling on the secondary market for prices as high as $200 each. That’s an amazing eight-fold return on the initial offering price in only two months! For those of you interested in our other limited edition keepsakes, we wanted to give fair warning we have less… Continue Reading
Happy Friday! New to the shop today is the limited edition Little Zen Pewter Figurine. This “Little Zen” is an exquisitely detailed portrayal of the thoroughbred champion, Zenyatta sculpted by miniature specialist Maggie Bennett and painted by the acclaimed equine figurine painter Caroline Boydston. Their collaborative dancing depiction of the 2010 Horse of the Year is the culmination of countless hours of meticulous study and hand-work manifested in this unique and officially licensed fine art piece. Zenyatta was renowned for her racing achievements as well as her physical conformation and the artists capture the essence of her muscular majesty in perfect miniature scale. Each piece in the collection is individually hand-cast from the finest quality lead-free pewter. From the arch in her neck through her powerful withers to the playful extension of her front leg, the mighty mare is detailed in exact precision. Upon the completion of casting, each miniature… Continue Reading
Happy Wednesday! Z-Mugs are now available in the Zenyatta Shop: Our durable 11 oz ceramic mug features Zenyatta in her classic prancing pose, juxtaposed in a bold, contemporary look over the stylized capital letter “Z.” This dynamic graphic originates from equine artist Jaime Corum’s popular print. Dual-sided to enjoy “the Queen” from any view. Design also available in T-Shirt and Tote.
Today’s addition to the Zenyatta Shop is the Leather Halter Tag Bracelet, available in two colorways. By popular demand, now available in the combination of teal and pink together! Classic fashion from the backside is sweeping the fashion world and the racing community – the Leather Halter-Tag bracelet. These stylishly fun bracelets available in the combination teal and pink racing colors of Zenyatta represent the finest in equine couture. Like the halters worn by Zenyatta herself, each individually hand-stitched bracelet is constructed with rolled leathers and features solid brass halter-tags fastened with copper rivets like those found in the finest saddleries and tack shops. Halter-tags are engraved with “ZENYATTA” but may also be personalized with anything you wish, from your own name to the name of the future star in your barn. Available in standard 7″ length, larger and smaller sizing by special request.
Happy Monday! We have lots of new apparel available today from the Zenyatta Shop, including the Call Shirt and Call Sweatshirt: Celebrate Zenyatta’s pinnacle racing performance with the perfect sweatshirt commemorating one of the greatest Breeders’ Cup races ever run. When Zenyatta roared to the lead in deep stretch in the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic, defeating the boys beneath the shadows of the majestic San Gabriel mountains at Santa Anita Park, it was a moment never to be forgotten by racing fans the world over. On the front, a determined Zenyatta with Mike Smith aboard as they surge towards the finish line to capture America’s richest horse race. But what really makes this shirt special is race announcer Trevor Denman’s complete call of the race on the back, transcribed from start to finish, culminating in the now-famous phase “This is Un-Be-lievable!” A perfect gift or souvenir for those who honor… Continue Reading
Jaime Corum’s newest release, Zenyatta: “Breeders’ Cup Gold,” captures the Queen in all her regal splendor amidst the scenic backdrop of the palm trees and awe-inspiring mountains of Santa Anita Park. Perfectly titled, the piece captures Zenyatta in golden-toned hues reminiscent of the elegant and expressive style of the old masters. The wistful and poignant composition conjures afresh the memories of the great racemare and her thrilling 2009 victory in the Breeder’s Cup Classic at the historic California racetrack. Presented in the statuesque pose familiar to all her fans, Zenyatta is featured looking back over her shoulder, evoking both her kind and inquisitive demeanor. Corum’s deft palette adroitly highlights every detail of the popular champion amidst the soft backdrop of the sun-soaked San Gabriel mountains, subtly summoning forth the majesty of her subject and surroundings. From her regal eye to her luminous rich mahogany coat, Zenyatta is meticulously portrayed, right… Continue Reading
Zenyatta.com is proud to announce the exclusive release and pre-order for the special glossy limited edition of the new Breyer Zenyatta Foal. An instant classic, this charming keepsake is the perfect complement to any horselover’s collection Zenyatta captured the racing world’s attention with her scintillating performances resulting in 19 victories and one nail-biting photo finish loss in 20 career starts. Following her spectacular racing campaign spanning three years and culminating in a 2010 Eclipse Award for the Horse of the Year, the gentle dark bay giantess, known to many as simply “The Queen,” was retired to begin her new calling as a mom. Zenyatta was bred to the popular sire and muliple-stakes winner Bernardini, who won his own Eclipse Award as Champion 3-Year-Old Male Horse of the Year in 2006. This coupling of royal bloodlines led to one of the most highly anticipated births in thoroughbred racing history. On the… Continue Reading
Zenyatta.com is proud to announce the new exclusive release of the fine art print “Zenyatta and Foal, Born to Greatness” with bonus racing remarque by the incomparable acclaimed equine artist Fred Stone. Fred Stone is considered one of the pre-eminent equine artists in the world. His work adorns the walls and collections of the most notable and discerning art connoisseurs, including those of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the White House. It is a natural fit for one of world’s most famous artists to paint one of the world’s most beloved racing heroes and the hopes and dreams her first heir carries into the next generation. This poignant and endearing image of racing’s Queen and her newborn foal captures Zenyatta’s nurturing affection as she gently nuzzles her mirror-image dark bay colt with the distinctive diamond blaze. It is a tender and and tranquil scene played out in countless pastures… Continue Reading
This is it… the Zenyatta collectible everyone has been awaiting. Introducing the official first edition Zenyatta Plushie. This heartwarming rendition pays tribute to Zenyatta’s present maternity and the anticipation of the impending heralded birth of the “Queen’s” first born. The tandem plushie, the first of its kind, captures Momma Z in an affectionate and nurturing nuzzle with Baby Z. Since the world has yet to see the future foal and the actual color and markings of this highly anticipated next generation of racing royalty, the first edition plushie offers the larger version of Zenyatta identically duplicated in foal form. We expect subsequent versions of the duo will feature the markings of the actual foal once he or she arrives, but for now Zenyatta fans can enjoy the two-for one bonus of this collectible first edition. The endearing keepsake features a super-soft mahogany plush, detailed construction, and superb stitching that separates… Continue Reading