Blog friend and fellow Xtra Heat fanatic Laurie Asseo shares some of her Preakness photos of Rachel Alexandra:
Here’s the magnificently-regal daughter of Medaglia d’Oro (who also sired the Black-Eyed Susan winner Payton d’Oro) in the post parade. I believe that's the famous Pancho accompanying her, he who traveled half-way around the world with Curlin.
All four legs off the ground—floating across the Pimlico dirt.
Crossing the finish line in front.
A boy and his horse...I wonder if she’s taken by that Asmussen braided mane, or prefers the more free-flowing mane Wiggins allowed? She looks to have shaken out the neat plaits at race’s end.