February 15, 2012 - 10:00am
Fans asked for it and Stonestreet Farm obliged--start thinking of a clever name for the much anticipated foal of superstars Rachel Alexandra and Curlin.
Stonestreet Farm has announced a contest to name Rachel Alexandra's first foal, born Jan. 22. The colt is the son of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin. Rachel Alexandra is said to be responding well to motherhood at Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.
April 21, 2011 - 11:51am
Thoroughbred owner Jess Jackson dies at age 81 after a lengthy illness.
Jess Jackson, thoroughbred owner and winemaker, has died at the age of 81.
June 12, 2010 - 8:06pm
After a pair of runner-up finishes this year Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year, won her first race of 2010 Saturday at Churchill Downs by capturing the Fleur de Lis Handicap.
By Josh Cook Rachel Alexandra got back on track Saturday. And in a big way. The reigning Horse of the Year rebounded from back-to-back defeats to win the $214,000 Grade II Fleur de Lis Handicap for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs. Rachel cruised to a 10 1/2-length victory over...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Rachel Alexandra returns to Churchill Downs on Friday. Could the champion filly, who wowed us with her victory in the 2009 Kentucky Oaks and Preakness Stakes, overshadow the 136th Run for the Lillies?
By Josh Cook Last year Rachel Alexandra ran away with the Kentucky Oaks. She won the 1 1/8-mile race by a record 20 1/4 lengths in 2009. Fifteen days later she became the first filly to win the Preakness Stakes in 85 years on her way to becoming America's Sweetheart and earning Horse of the...