With two-thirds of the Triple Crown season down, here’s a brief, and unconventional, look back at the first two races and a look ahead to the final leg, the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, is in serious condition after undergoing surgery yesterday to repair her small colon, which she bruised during the birth of her filly, Stonestreet Farm said.
Rachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year, and her 6-day-old colt were hospitalized yesterday for pain management following the birth.
Reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra outran five competitors today to capture her second consecutive 2010 win in the $400,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes at Monmouth Park.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, had an abscess drained in a second procedure following the birth of her foal three weeks ago.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, finished second behind Unrivaled Belle in the $400,000 La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, her second straight loss.
Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, who raced to a 20 1/4-length win in last year’s Kentucky Oaks, returns to Churchill Downs tomorrow as the 3-5 favorite in the $400,000 La Troienne Stakes.
Rachel Alexandra, the filly who won the 2009 Preakness Stakes and then Horse of the Year honors, was bred to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin this morning in Kentucky, the horses’ owner said.
Reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra won her first race as a four-year-old by 10 1/2 lengths in $214,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs.
Jess Jackson, owner of the Preakness Stakes-winning filly Rachel Alexandra, died at age 81 of cancer, according to a statement from his family.