Thoroughbred Filly Rachel Alexandra Makes History in New York

Three-year-old Rachel Alexandra won her eighth race in as many outings this year when she became the first filly to win the Sept. 5 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga in New York.

Rachel Alexandra drew much acclaim earlier this year when she won the Kentucky Oaks for fillies rather than racing in the Kentucky Derby against males, then beat the boys her age in the Preakness Stakes in her nex

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