Will the Filly Beat the Boys in Today’s Preakness?

Call them old-fashioned, but Rachel Alexandra’s owners only wanted the 3-year-old Thoroughbred filly to run against fillies before she trounced the field in the Kentucky Oaks. A 50-1 longshot gelding named Mine That Bird won the Kentucky

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Call them old-fashioned, but Rachel Alexandra’s owners only wanted the 3-year-old Thoroughbred filly to run against fillies before she trounced the field in the Kentucky Oaks. A 50-1 longshot gelding named Mine That Bird won the Kentucky Derby the following day.


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Rachel Alexandra at Pimlico.
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Rachel Alexandra then had an ownership change, and her new owners have no qualms about letting a classy filly strut her stuff against the boys. In fact, the public is thrilled and has made the amazing filly the favorite for today’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico race course in Baltimore, Md.


For anything you’d like to know about the field for today’s race and the horses that are entered, visit our sister site bloodhorse.com/. Make sure to check out the videos and their online show “And They’re Off

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Kimberly S. Brown is the editor of EquiManagement/EquiManagement.com and the group publisher of the Equine Health Network at Equine Network LLC.

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