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 probably the most outstanding racehorses in background. regardless of dominating each filly her age, her proprietor refused to allow her compete opposed to male horses. while a brand new proprietor observed her strength and raced her opposed to larger, better 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 ahead of completed by means of a filly. Having grown right into a powerful, muscular, dominating athlete, Rachel Alexandra was once named 2009 Horse of the yr, broke documents, graced the pages of Vogue magazine, and confirmed humans all over the world precisely what it ability 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