Rachel Alexandra

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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

Coming Up Aces

Anyone else feeling the post Triple Crown, pre-Saratoga/Del Mar summer doldrums? It's nothing to be ashamed of or feel bad about. It happens every year in late June. We just need to make it through these... Read More

We Can Dream, Can't We?

Four and a half months. Is there any possible way we can make it through that length of time with the nation's top older horses healthy and still racing? Given the fragility of today's Thoroughbreds and... Read More

A World of Their Own

Thoroughbred racing in 2010 consists of three universes, all moving in parallel lines. One is the Triple Crown trail, which possesses an aura all to itself and is oblivious to any other existing worlds... 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

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