Rachel Alexandra

Triple Crown Talk posts tagged "Rachel Alexandra"

Is Zenyatta Really Going to the Vanity? Say It Ain't So

Let me preface the following opinion by saying this: I am ready for the criticism. I have braced myself for the backlash. I have found a safe place to duck for cover. OK, now I am ready. Here goes... Are the connections of Zenyatta really serious about racing her in the Vanity Handicap on June 13? Are they kidding? On April 26, DRF reported that John Shirreffs has decided to race the undefeated mare... Read More

Rachel Alexandra Excluded From Preakness? It Could Happen

Well, well, well. Judging by the more than 400 responses on the previous blog, there are very strong opinions regarding Rachel Alexandra. Based on the latest revelations, I cannot wait to see the new responses. Below is an excerpt from interviews done by HRTV with Pioneerof the Nile owner Ahmed Zayat and Mine That Bird co-owner Mark Allen. Basically, the gist of the interviews is that they each plan... Read More

Q & A With Rachel Alexandra Trainer Hal Wiggins

Will it be the Derby or the Oaks for this talented filly? With all the buzz surrounding Rachel Alexandra's sparkling win in the Martha Washington Stakes at Oaklawn, I thought it would be a good idea to catch up with Hal Wiggins. Though the veteran trainer did not say his talented filly would be pointed towards a Derby run, he definitely left the door open.... Read More

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