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Rachel Alexandra

Champion Rachel Alexandra Recovering From Emergency Surgery

Liz O'Connell | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

2009 Horse of the Year and Champion 3-year-old Filly, now broodmare, Rachel Alexandra is recuperating after emergency abdominal surgery. The superst...

If You Had A Filly, What Would You Name Her?

Posted 05.04.2012 | Women

Much to the dismay of HuffPost Women, we've learned that there are no fillies among the 138 horses running in the 137th Kentuck Derby's Run for the Ro...

St. John's River Is Eying the Alabama

Liz O'Connell | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

St. John's River has brought her game to the Saratoga Race Course where she will prep for the G1 Alabama Stakes run.

Six Horse Racing Highlights From 2010

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

This year, advocates for the welfare of horses stepped up their game. And as for the sport? Some relatively new, relatively young race horse owners' commitment to the sport paid off.

Racing Superstars Readying for $25.5 Million in Breeders' Cup Purses

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

A total of $25.5 million will be disbursed as winnings, earning the Breeders' Cup (BC) the distinction of being the world's richest prize money event.

You Can Bet on Little Larky

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

What could be so special about the pretty but plain brown four year old placing second in her initial outing in a Belmont maiden claiming? If your name is Little Larky, plenty.

Horse Of The Year 2009: Rachel Alexandra Tops Zenyatta In Thoroughbred Eclipse Awards

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Rachel Alexandra won the first matchup between racing's leading ladies, beating out Zenyatta for Horse of the Year. May...

RACHEL ALEXANDRA: Preakness Stakes 2009 Favorite

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BALTIMORE — Rachel Alexandra was made the early 8-5 favorite Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, the first filly accorded that status since 1988...