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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…

tags: My Guy Barbaro, horse racing, horses, Kentucky Derby, Edgar Prado, John Eisenberg, book review Like most of America, I fell under the spell of the talented athlete, Barbaro. I was riveted by his brilliance and ability. Despite Barbaro’s tragic end, I wanted to read a book that told his story, that gave him a…