By Deb Aronson
Alexandra the Great tells one of many maximum underdog stories in American sports—the tale of Rachel Alexandra, who grew as much as turn into some of the most extraordinary racehorses in historical past. regardless of dominating each filly her age, her proprietor refused to permit her compete opposed to male horses. whilst a brand new proprietor observed her power and raced her opposed to higher, more desirable men, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went directly to win the Preakness, the 1st filly to take action in eighty five years, and the Woodward, a feat by no means prior to completed by way of a filly. Having grown right into a robust, muscular, dominating athlete, Rachel Alexandra was once named 2009 Horse of the 12 months, broke files, graced the pages of Vogue magazine, and confirmed humans worldwide precisely what it skill to "run like a girl."
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Alexandra the Great: The Story of the Record-Breaking Filly Who Ruled the Racetrack by Deb Aronson