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Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness


Rachel Alexandra became the first filly to win the Preakness Stakes since 1924, holding off a late charge by Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to capture the middle jewel of the US Triple Crown.

The only filly in the race, Rachel Alexandra went off as the 9-5 favorite.
She moved to the front from the No.13 post and took a big lead before Mine That Bird tested the filly in the straight.
Musket Man finished third.
Rachel Alexandra, with jockey Calvin Borel on board, won in 1:55.08.