July 29, 2012 - 6:49pm
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...