by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
by John P. Sparkman
Rachel Alexandra returned to Stonestreet Farm March 26, beginning the next stage of her remarkable recuperation following abdominal surgery performed mid-February at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.
Veterinarians monitoring the recovery of classic winner Rachel Alexandra at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital report the abscess drained March 7 continues to respond well to treatment.
Classic winner Rachel Alexandra is healing well following a surgical procedure performed March 7 to drain an abscess that developed adjacent to her reproductive tract and rectum.
Rachel Alexandra was described as "bright and alert with a good appetite" on the evening of March 7 after undergoing a surgical procedure at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital to drain an abscess discovered in the morning.
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Veterinarians at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington remain pleased with the progress of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra following her abdominal surgery resulting from foaling complications Feb. 13.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, was able to be taken off IV fluids and nutrition Feb. 23 as she continues to recover from foaling complications at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.
The 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra continues to face her recovery from abdominal surgery as a result of foaling complications with the same courage and determination that made her a champion on the track.
Fans of Rachel Alexandra are invited to sign a 15-foot "Get Well Soon, Rachel" banner that will hang in the paddock area at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Doctors at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington said Monday, Feb. 18, that 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra remains stable as she recovers from abdominal surgery performed Feb. 13 following foaling complications.
Doctors at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington reported Feb. 16 that 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra remained serious but stable as she continued to recover from foaling complications.
While showing signs of progress, Rachel Alexandra's condition remained serious at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Feb. 15, following surgery to repair a section of her small colon injured in the foaling a filly.
Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra is battling infection as she tries to recover from surgery to treat a colon injury suffered while foaling a healthy Bernardini filly Feb. 12.
Rachel Alexandra surgery update with surgeon Dr. Brett Woodie, Dr. Bonnie Barr, and Barbara Banke answering questions from the media regarding Rachel Alexandra at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. watch video
Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition after undergoing surgery Feb. 13 at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital to repair an area in her small colon that was injured during foaling, according to owner Barbara Banke.
Rachel Alexandra surgery update with surgeon Dr. Brett Woodie, Dr. Bonnie Barr, and Barbara Banke answering questions from the media regarding Rachel Alexandra at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. .
The second foal out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was born Feb. 12 at Stonestreet Farms near Lexington, Stonestreet representatives confirmed.
- By Tom LaMarra
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Samantha Nicole, a full sister to 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has found a fitting new home with Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stables during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
The Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld a Circuit Court's decision that Jerry Brown should receive $25,000 for his advisory role in the sale of eventual Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra.
- By Vic Zast
Final Stretch Weekend begins with the Woodward Stakes. read blog
Dolphus Morrison, breeder of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, will disperse his Thoroughbred holdings during the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Barbara Banke, owner of Stonestreet Farm, will announce the name of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra's first foal at Saratoga Race Course in New York July 27.
Harold T. McCormick, minority owner of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, died April 19.
Dam of Rachel Alexandra is confirmed in foal to champion Lookin At Lucky.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year who produced her first foal this year, has been pronounced in foal to Darley stallion Bernardini.
Footage of Rachel Alexandra's Curlin colt, who was born on Jan. 22, 2012, at Stonestreet Farm. Watch Video
Photographer Anne M. Eberhardt visits with Rachel Alexandra and her Curlin colt at Stonestreet Farm. read blog
Anne M. Eberhardt's photos of Rachel Alexandra with her 2012 Curlin colt at Stonestreet Farm. View Slideshow
Barbara Banke, owner of Stonestreet Farm, and Harold McCormick are seeking help in naming the first foal by 2009 Horse of the Year Rachael Alexandra.
Rachel Alexandra and her Curlin colt returned to Stonestreet Farm Jan. 30 after being treated at the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital as a precautionary measure for pain management related to the birth.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, and her newborn colt have been taken to an equine facility for pain management related to the birth, according to a spokesman.
When Horses of the Year are bred to Horses of the Year, the results can be quite good in some cases and not so good in others. read blog
Rachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year, gave birth Jan. 22 to a 125-pound colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, who stands at Lane's End Farm.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve discusses his visit with the queens of racing. read blog
- By Steve Haskin
Fillies are beating colts regularly all over the world. read blog
Stonestreet Farms takes the time to reach racing's fans through its 2009 Horse of the Year. read blog
Racing worked its magic from Longchamp to Belmont to Santa Anita. read blog
Rick Porter of Fox Hill Stables has made many bold statements in regards to his 4-year-old filly Havre de Grace. Time is now ticking to see whether she will prove him right by winning the Sept. 3 Woodward (gr. I).
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Winemaker and prominent Thoroughbred owner Jess Jackson, whose Stonestreet Stable campaigned Rachel Alexandra and Curlin, died April 21 after a lengthy illness. He was 81.
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Zardana, who beat Rachel Alexandra in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes at Fair Grounds in March 2010, has been retired from racing because of an ankle issue.
Photographer Anne M. Eberhardt attended the recent Rachel Alexandra Fan Day at Stonestreet Farm and got some great photos and video. Read Blog
Lotta Kim produced a full sister to Rachel Alexandra on Feb. 27, 2011. Photographer Anne M. Eberhardt recently had the opportunity to go visit the new Medaglia d'Oro filly and was able to capture some great images. Read Blog
Trainer Steve Asmussen, Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, and Peace Rules have been elected into the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame.
Stonestreet Stables announced that 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra is confirmed to be in foal to 2007 and 2008 Horse of the Year Curlin, with an expected foaling date is Feb. 1, 2012.
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