Rachel Alexandra Beats Boys in Preakness

Favored filly Rachel Alexandra, winner of this year's Kentucky Oaks, beat Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird by a length to take the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in Thoroughbred Racing's Triple Crown. Musket Man was third, another 1 1/2 length back. This is the first time the filly that won the Kentucky Oaks ran in the Preakness.

Rachel Alexandra Preakness win

Rachel Alexandra Streaks to Win the Preakness Stakes.
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Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

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