Tag Archives: Rachel Alexandra

Caught in a Speed “Fig” Trap

Last weekend featured great performances by four potential Breeders’ Cup Classic starters.  Most noteworthy was ZENYATTA’s win in the G1 Vanity Handicap at Hollywood.  She won her 17th race in a row, breaking CIGAR’s record for consecutive wins.  My good … Continue reading

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Ever Get the Feeling You’ve Been Cheated?

It’s hard to get wrapped around the axle about whether Zenyatta or Rachel Alexandra should be Horse of the Year.  It’s unbearably frustrating that these phenomenal race horses will likely never face one another on the track.  That two of … Continue reading

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Overwhelming Favorites

Rachel Alexandra’s race in the Grade 1 Woodward Stakes on Saturday, September 5th was awesome to watch as a racing fan but also presented an intriguing opportunity for handicappers.  With post time odds of .30 to 1 (rounded to 1-4) … Continue reading

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