Rachel Alexandra

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Rachel Explanation Needed

I guess it was too much to hope for to have Rachel Alexandra retire in a normal manner. Nothing about her retirement makes any sense, with only another rhetoric-filled and oddly timed press release from... Read More

So, What is Their Thinking?

There has been quite an uproar over the announcement that Rachel Alexandra will run in the non-graded Lady’s Secret Stakes instead of the grade I Ruffian Handicap at Saratoga the following week. Although... Read More

Rachel and Jess

“The queen is dead. Long live the queen.” OK, so it’s not quite as dramatic as Charles VII’s ascension to the throne of France following the death of his father. But the way people are talking, one would... Read More

Showdown - By Eric Mitchell

(Originally published in the January 23, 2010 issue of The Blood-Horse magazine . Feel free to share your own thoughts and opinions at the bottom of the column. ) Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta couldn’t... Read More

No Banjo on Rachel's Knee

Jess Jackson has made his first decision: No Alabama for Rachel Alexandra. So what, you might say. That wasn't the place to run her anyway. Well, I believe that's just where she should have run. Yes, I... Read More

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