• ZATT's Star of the Week, is ... Winx!Posted 1 day ago
  • Elektrum (5-2) gets up in the final jump to win the Grade 3 Dowager at Keeneland.Posted 1 day ago
  • Roca Rojo (4-1) storms home to romp in Belmont's Athenia.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lightstream (2-1) rolls late to pass Malibu Stacy for the Raven Run win.Posted 2 days ago
  • Royal Posse (5-2) likes the off going and upsets Governor Malibu in the Empire Classic.Posted 2 days ago
  • Bar of Gold (4-5) wins the Empire Distaff by a country mile.Posted 2 days ago
  • Pat On The Back (20-1) puts them to sleep in a sloppy Sleepy Hollow.Posted 2 days ago
  • 2001 Kentucky Derby winner, Monarchos has passed away at the age of 18.Posted 2 days ago
  • Winx absolutely dominant in winning a second Cox Plate.Posted 2 days ago
  • Quidura (7-2) scores another graded stakes win at Keeneland for Graham Motion.Posted 3 days ago
Breeders Cup 2015

Bye, Bye Birdie! Borel takes filly in Preakness

It was a tough choice, but Calvin Borel will ride Rachel Alexandra in next weekend's Preakness Stakes, provided the filly continues to train well up to the race. Said Jess Jackson, "They were an amazing team at the Kentucky Oaks... We think this is a perfect match of rider and horse." Read More


comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Bye, Bye Birdie! Borel takes filly in Preakness...

I think it's classy to let Borel keep the mount. Said this on Mine That Bird's page... oops. But yeah, Borel fits and works with her well... no need to change.
The filly has more potential earning power for Borel as well as prestige. And it is likely that MTB connection will go back to Borel for other races if the replacement jock does not win the Pk for them
Bye, bye birdie indeed!!! I can't blame him for taking the 20-length winner. How interesting does this become if Mine That Bird wins next Saturday?!
Borel looked over his shoulder... and saw the Mine That Bird was nowhere to be found. Rachel had just left him in the dust.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories