Eventually, Penny Chenery and Team Zenyatta arrived to applause. The line weaved around the barriers and I was lucky enough to get a few good photographs. I'm glad I decided to use the SLR rather than the point and shoot.
I decided not to stay until the sixth race for the actual ceremony, figuring I'll be able to catch it on line somewhere and have a better view of it that way. But I had to stop at the gift store before I left--Santa Anita has a great gift shop.
I also picked up a tee-shirt like the ones that the gift store staff were wearing: