Tags ‘Rachel Alexandra’

Jay Hovdey: The champions among champions

DRF | 3 months ago
As an exercise in contentious nostalgia, here are one fan’s selections as the all-time greatest in each of the categories since the Eclipse Awards were first presented in 1971. Read More...

Hall of Fame profile: Calvin Borel

DRF | 8 months ago
Calvin Borel’s induction into the Racing Hall of Fame will be one of the highlights of the ceremony, especially to those who have followed his rise from the bush tracks of his native Louisiana to the heights of the sport. Read More...

Saratoga’s 10 most memorable races

DRF | 9 months ago
The 10 most memorable races in Saratoga's 150-year history, as voted on by a panel of Daily Racing Form staff members. Read More...

Rachel Alexandra continuing recovery at Stonestreet

DRF | 1 year ago
DRF Breeding Staff After returning home late last month, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra continues to do well as she recovers from surgery related to foaling complication. The 7-year-old ... Read More...

Nurse Mares: Four-Legged Mary Poppins to the Rescue

When veterinarians discovered a bacterial infection following exploratory abdominal surgery on champion race mare Rachel Alexandra, her 2013 Bernardini filly was immediately transferred to a nurse... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website... Read More...

Nurse Mares: Four-Legged Mary Poppins to the Rescue

When veterinarians discovered a bacterial infection following exploratory abdominal surgery on champion race mare Rachel Alexandra, her 2013 Bernardini filly was immediately transferred to a nurse... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website... Read More...

Nurse Mares: Four-Legged Mary Poppins to the Rescue

When veterinarians discovered a bacterial infection following exploratory abdominal surgery on champion race mare Rachel Alexandra, her 2013 Bernardini filly was immediately transferred to a nurse... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra returns home to Stonestreet

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo Nearly six weeks after undergoing abdominal surgery following foaling complications, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra returned home to Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Ky., on T... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra displays positive signs at Rood and Riddle

DRF | 1 year ago
DRF Breeding Staff Rachel Alexandra is still displaying positive signs, such as a good appetite, as the 2009 Horse of the Year continues her recovery from abdominal surgery for foaling complicati... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra recovering well from procedure to drain abscess

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Nearly one month following abdominal surgery for foaling complications, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra continues a... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra undergoes procedure to drain abscess

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Courtesy of Stonestreet FarmRachel Alexandra, in her stall at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., underwent ... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra continues to make positive progress

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 As 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra recovers from surgery for foaling complications, veterinarians at Rood and Riddl... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra’s veterinarians "couldn’t be happier" with progress

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Rachel Alexandra, who earned Horse of the Year honors for her historic 2009 campaign, continues to make positive progress i... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra’s veterinarians pleased by progress in week following surgery

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Courtesy Stonestreet Farm via TwitterRachel Alexandra, who is continuing to recover from surgery for foaling complications,... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra remains stable Monday

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Courtesy of Stonestreet FarmRachel Alexandra is hand-fed by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital's Brent Comer in her stall at t... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra’s condition remains serious on Friday

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Courtesy Stonestreet Farm via TwitterRachel Alexandra gets a mint from owner Barbara Banke of Stonestreet Farm at Rood and ... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra’s condition "very serious" following surgery

DRF | 1 year ago
Nicole Russo 0 Barbara D. LivingstonRachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year, emerged from surgery in serious condition on Thursday after ... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra has surgery for foaling complications

DRF | 1 year ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Stonestreet Farm via TwitterRachel Alexandra had surgery Wednesday at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, K... Read More...

Oaklawn Park: Borel on verge of 5,000th win as he begins comeback

DRF | 1 year ago
Mary Rampellini 0 Barbara D. LivingstonCalvin Borel's march to 5,000 wins has been slowed by a broken wrist. He is expected to resume ridi... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra delivers Bernardini filly at Stonestreet

DRF | 1 year ago
DRF Breeding Staff 0 Photo courtesy of Stonestreet Farm via TwitterRachel Alexandra with Bernardini foalread more Read More...

2012 Year In Review: Rachel, Zenyatta foals highlight breeding season

DRF | 1 year ago
Glenye Cain Oakford 0 Mathea Kelley/Team ZenyattaZenyatta with her first foal, a Bernardini colt born March 8 at Lane’s End Farm.Thoroug... Read More...

2012 Year In Review: I’ll Have Another embodied season of defections, debate

DRF | 1 year ago
Jay Privman 0 Barbara D. LivingstonView SlideshowMay 19: I'll Have Another (left) runs down Bodemeister again to win the Preakness.I&rsquo... Read More...

Keeneland sale: Pure Clan, Changing Skies exceed $4 million during second session

DRF | 1 year ago
Glenye Cain Oakford 0 Photos by Z/KeenelandPure Clan, a multiple Grade 1 winner, sells for $4.5 million at Keeneland's November sale.LEXIN... Read More...

Keeneland sale: Pure Clan, Changing Skies exceed $4 million during second session

DRF | 1 year ago
Glenye Cain Oakford 0 Photos by Z/KeenelandPure Clan, a multiple Grade 1 winner, sells for $4.5 million at Keeneland's November sale.LEXIN... Read More...

Keeneland sale: Stonestreet buys Rachel Alexandra’s sister for $700,000

DRF | 1 year ago
Joe Nevills and Nicole Russo 0 Photos by Z/KeenelandSamantha Nicole, a full sister to Rachel Alexandra, sells at Keeneland for $700,000.Sa... Read More...

Kentucky appeals court upholds $25,000 award to Jerry Brown for Rachel Alexandra purchase

DRF | 1 year ago
Glenye Cain Oakford 0 The Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld a circuit court decision that James M. Lauffer, onetime co-owner of 2009 Ho... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra colt name announced: Jess’s Dream

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonRachel Alexandra at Stonestreet Farm with Jess's Dream, her foal by Curlin.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Those looking for a 2-year-old colt to bet on in 2014 shoul... Read More...

Dolphus Morrison, breeder of Rachel Alexandra, to disperse stock at Keeneland November

DRF | 2 years ago
Matt Hegarty Dolphus Morrison, the 86-year-old breeder of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, plans to disperse his Thoroughbred holdings during the Keeneland November breeding stock sale this ye... Read More...

For Rachel Alexandra, motherhood brings out sweeter side

DRF | 2 years ago
Barbara D. Livingston Barbara D. LivingstonView SlideshowRachel Alexandra grazes with her foal, by Curlin, in the background.By the time the fireflies came out, I had decided this was one of the ... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra reported in foal to Bernardini

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Barbara D. LivingstonRachel Alexandra's first foal, by Curlin, was born this year, and she will have her second foal, by Bernardini, next year.Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse... Read More...

Harold McCormick, an owner of Rachel Alexandra, dies

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Harold McCormick, co-owner of 2009 Horse of the year Rachel Alexandra, died Thursday night, according to an announcement posted online by Stonestreet Stables, the majority par... Read More...

Rachel Alexandra carrying Bernardini foal

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, is carrying her second foal, according to owner Stonestreet Farms’ Facebook page. Rachel Alexandra was bred to Bernardini t... Read More...

Zenyatta, Rachel Alexandra fans stay informed through social media

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Mathea Kelly/Team ZenyattaZenyatta at Lane's End with her Bernardini colt, who was born March 8.LEXINGTON, Ky. − For fans of Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, 2012 has been... Read More...

Contest draws 6,521 name suggestions for Rachel Alexandra foal

DRF | 2 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford Courtesy of Stonestreet FarmsStonestreet Stables received more than 6,500 submissions as part of the “Name Rachel’s Foal” contest.LEXINGTON, Ky. – Stonestreet Stab... Read More...

Off The Pace

Off the Pace contributed by Ann Sabo “Shipping” Encouraged by the growing popularity of horse racing in movies and on television, lifelong racing fan Ann Sabo says she created her popular cartoon, Off the Pace, to help share the sport of ho... Read More...

Beating the boys, American-style

Julie Krone and Havre De Grace have struck a blow for both two-legged and four-legged females in racing this week more » Read More...

Narrowing in on Horse of the Year

By Ray Paulick I thought last year’s race for Horse of the Year was a tough one. Rachel Alexandra, the eventual winner in a vote that wasn’t even close, had accomplished things no filly had done in my lifetime. But, in my mind, she did them... Read More...

60 Minutes of Love

By Ray Paulick So “60 Minutes,” the long-running newsmagazine on CBS that averages over 13 million viewers a week, tried to do horse racing a favor by featuring unbeaten racing superstar Zenyatta in a segment last night, just six days before her final career start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. How did some in the racing [...] Read More...