Horse Racing Worse Off Than BCS Mess - Horse Racing Betting
1/21/10 in Horse Racing
To be sure, Horse Racing chose the three-year-old filly Rachel Alexandra (pictured) on Monday night in Beverly Hills as the 2009 Horse of the Year at its Eclipse Awards, which are a sort of Oscars handout for the horse racing game. She etched herself into the public psyche last season with a win in the Preakness, the second leg of the Triple Crown, against a field full of boys with that crazy Calvin Borel in her saddle. She won her other seven starts last season, including two more against nothing but boys, to finish 8-0.
With such a stellar record, she appeared impossible to argue against -- unless you were the handlers of another female, a five-year-old mare named Zenyatta. Horse Racing Betting