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 develop into the most amazing racehorses in background. regardless of dominating each filly her age, her proprietor refused to enable her compete opposed to male horses. while a brand new proprietor observed her power and raced her opposed to greater, more suitable 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 earlier than completed by way of a filly. Having grown right into a powerful, muscular, dominating athlete, Rachel Alexandra used to be named 2009 Horse of the 12 months, broke documents, graced the pages of Vogue magazine, and confirmed humans worldwide precisely what it capability 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