Rachel Alexandra - 2009 Haskell Invitational

A filly for the ages and a Haskell legend.

Rachel Alexandra enters the post parade to cheers from nearly 37,000 enthusiastic fans.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

And they're off in the 2009 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

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Rachel eyes her competition.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Coming down the stretch, Rachel Alexandra took command and pulled away from the field.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Calvin Borel knows who is number oneā€¦

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Calvin Borel coasts to another easy victory aboard the super filly.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

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"A filly for the ages and a Haskell legend".

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Rachel was only 2/5s of a second away from breaking the track record.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Christiana Scavuzzo/equi-photo

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With owner Jess Jackson in the background, Rachel Alexandra relishes her latest victory.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Calvin Borel leans over to give Rachel Alexandra a hug after winning the 42nd running of The Haskel Invitational at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Calvin Borel is all smiles

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Rachel Alexandra's fans leave a parting shot for rival Zenyatta.

Photo: Jessica Denver/equi-photo

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