Rachel Alexandra

Favorite Five: Natalie Voss’ Favorite Races Of All Time

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, we at the Paulick Report are aware that those under stay-at-home orders are starting to suffer from cabin fever. It’s a stressful time and sometimes you just need to go down a YouTube rabbit hole for an uplifting distraction from the grim news cycle. With that in mind, we […]

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Finite Kicks Away From Champion British Idiom In Rachel Alexandra

Ron Winchell, Thomas Reiman, William Dickson and Deborah Easter’s Finite now owns back-to-back victories on the Fair Grounds trail to the Kentucky Oaks, defeating 2019 champion juvenile filly British Idiom (4-5 favorite) by 4 3/4 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. The 3-year-old Munnings filly (5-2 second choice), ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. […]

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Enforceable, Finite To Be Pointed Toward Risen Star, Rachel Alexandra

On Saturday, February 15, Fair Grounds will play host to “Louisiana Derby Preview Day presented by Lamarque Ford-Lincoln”. Highlighted by a pair of key races for the three-year-olds on the Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve and the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1), the six stakes events will offer combined purses of $1.25 […]

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Lost And Found Presented by Horseware: Former Trainer Wiggins Reflects On Life After Rachel Alexandra

Despite retiring, longtime trainer Hal Wiggins could not stay away from the racetrack so he returned to the traveling lifestyle with sojourns all the way back to his roots. In his 33 years as a trainer, Wiggins won nearly 900 races, highlighted by the 2009 Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks with Rachel Alexandra for Dolphus Morrison, […]

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Rachel Alexandra Memorabilia Auction To Benefit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Stonestreet Farms have teamed up to raise funds for the research efforts of the Foundation. The two entities are offering unique Rachel Alexandra memorabilia in an eBay auction on the 10-year anniversary of Rachel Alexandra’s 3-year-old racing campaign. During this time, she went undefeated in eight starts and earned […]

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Saratoga Pays Tribute To Racing Legends In New 1863 Club

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced a series of names for the various hospitality areas at the all-new 1863 Club at Saratoga Race Course. The names – which include such beloved figures as John Morrissey, Rachel Alexandra and Captain Moore – are designed to pay tribute to the history and traditions of […]

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Amoss ‘Very Confident’ In Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

At this stage, trainer Tom Amoss knows what to expect when watching dual Grade II winner Serengeti Empress train in the mornings so he was not the least bit surprised to see how much effort she put into her Wednesday morning breeze, which was her first work since an effortless win in the Grade II […]

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Lotta Kim, Dam Of Rachel Alexandra, Bred To Bolt d’Oro

Lotta Kim, the dam of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, was bred to Spendthrift Farm’s first-year stallion Bolt d’Oro on Tuesday, Spendthrift announced on social media. Owned by Dede McGehee’s Heaven Trees Farm, Lotta Kim’s five foals to race are all winners. Chief among them is Hall of Famer Rachel Alexandra, whose five Grade […]

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Amoss Looking To Fair Grounds Oaks For Rachel Alexandra Winner Serengeti Empress

Following a dazzling effort in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., Serengeti Empress will seek another New Orleans graded stakes victory on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks in the Grade 2 $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks on March 23. The daughter of Alternation took the Rachel Alexandra Stakes […]

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