|“||That's my best boy.||„|
|~ Channing praising Stripes.|
Channing Walsh is one of the two main protagonists from the movie Racing Stripes.
She is played by Hayden Panettiere.
Channing is a farm girl who discovers a lost zebra foal she names Stripes. Her mother died in a horse race, which is why her father, Nolan, won't let her participate in the Kentucky Open. When she grows, Channing is determined to follow in her mother's footsteps. Aided by Stripes, Channing defies her father and helps him see what he's been missing. In the process, she and her new friend defeat the evil Sir Trenton and help the other animals on the farm.
- Hayden Panettiere has stated that she was thrown off the zebra and placed in the hospital with a concussion, whiplash and two damaged vertebrae.