And Down the Stretch She Comes
How can a female horse like Zenyatta beat all the males at the racetrack?
Edward McClelland is the author of Nothin’ But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America’s Industrial Heartland, to be released in May by Bloomsbury Press. Follow him on Twitter.
Photograph of jockey Mike Smith riding Zenyatta by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images.