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tags: Mother Goose Stakes, horse racing, Rachel Alexandra, streaming video Rachel Alexandra (daughter of Medaglia d’Oro), running away with the 2009 Kentucky Oaks (Grade I; three-year-old fillies) under the guidance of Jockey Calvin Borel. Image: David J. Phillip [larger view]. I have been keeping my eye on the amazing filly, Rachel Alexandra, who wowed the…

tags: Kentucky Derby, horse racing, race horses, Mine That Bird, sports, streaming video If you are one of the other two people in the USA who, like me, don’t own a television, you might be interested to watch yesterday’s Kentucky Derby. I know I was interested to see it, especially because a longshot with the…

tags: performance horses, polo, racing, tendon injury, stem cell research Horses clear a jump during the Challenge Cup Handicap Steeplechase on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival in the UK. Image: BBC News. Those of you who follow my writings about racehorses and other high-performance horses will be interested to learn that several companies…

tags: racehorses, Genuine Risk, Kentucky Derby, horse racing, streaming video Genuine Risk, pictured at age 30, was the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner. She was living at the Newstead Farm in Upperville, Va. when she died. Image: Carol T. Powers for The New York Times. The bright chestnut filly named Genuine Risk thrilled me when…