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Jockey Calvin Borel rides Rachel Alexandra to victory in the Grade-I Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY, Saturday, 5 September 2009. Image: Mike Groll (AP Photo) [larger view] For those of you who, like me, love watching the phenomenal Rachel Alexandra run, you had a real treat yesterday when the 3-year-old…

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: Belmont Stakes, horse racing, race horses, Rachel Alexandra, Mine That Bird, sports Calvin Borel, 2009. Jockey for Mine That Bird (2009 Kentucky Derby winner) and Rachel Alexandra (2009 Preakness Stakes winner). Image: Joe Schneid, Louisville, Kentucky (Wikipedia Commons). Will the next Triple Crown Winner in American Horse Racing have only two legs?

tags: Belmont Stakes, horse racing, Rachel Alexandra, streaming video Rachel Alexandra (Medaglia d’Oro), running away with the 2009 Kentucky Oaks under the guidance of Jockey Calvin Borel. Image: David J. Phillip [larger view]. To the disappointment of her many fans, the amazing filly, Rachel Alexandra, will not be running in the upcoming mile-and-one-half Belmont Stakes,…

tags: Preakness Stakes, horse racing, race horses, Rachel Alexandra, Mine That Bird, sports, streaming video Even though I don’t own a television, I managed to watch the Preakness Stakes live in a pub in NYC. To say the least, I was so excited to watch the wonderful superfilly, Rachel Alexandra, win the Preakness Stakes from…

tags: Kentucky Oaks, horse racing, Rachel Alexandra, streaming video This is the video of yesterday’s Grade-I Kentucky Oaks, a major race that is limited to fillies and is the “companion” race to today’s Kentucky Derby. After watching the astonishingly talented filly, Rachel Alexandra, run away with this race, I think the colts running in today’s…