While the connections of Rachel Alexandra
are still undecided about which stakes race the filly will run in June
12, two Churchill Downs events for which the Horse of the Year is being
considered are taking shape.
According to Churchill Downs racing officials, eight
horses are probable and three are possible for the 29th running of the
$600,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at 1 1/8 miles on the main