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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

 

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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.

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