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  • "so who's the favorite in this race?"
    Kentucky derby final preps; A clear pool hits murky waters
    Over the last couple of years the quality of horses going into the Kentucky Derby has been anything but stellar. The names of Mine That Bird, Super Saver, or even the respectable Animal Kingdom do nothing to strike fear in the hearts of Silver...
  • Stonestreet welcomes home hospitalized Rachel Alexandra and colt
    Stonestreet welcomes home hospitalized Rachel Alexandra and colt
    Retired racing favorite Rachel Alexandra and her colt are back at their home barn after a three-day stay at Kentucky’s Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital for mysterious pain following the foal's birth.“All is well,” said an...
  • Rachel Alexandra becomes a mom
    Rachel Alexandra becomes a mom
    Curlin, Horse of the Year in 2007 and 2008, and Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year are now the proud parents of a 125 lb bay colt.Rachel Alexandra delivered her first colt Sunday at 2:40 pm eastern time at Stonestreet Farm, near...
  • Rachel Alexandra delivers bouncing bay boy
    Rachel Alexandra delivers bouncing bay boy
    Stonestreet Farms is raising a toast to the darling of their farm, Rachel Alexandra, as the 2009 Horse of the Year nurses her newborn bay colt. The foal’s name has not yet been revealed.And, like his superfast dam, the youngster is ahead of...
  • Rachel Alexandra & Curlin owner Jess Jackson dies at 81
    Rachel Alexandra & Curlin owner Jess Jackson dies at 81
    Jess Stonestreet Jackson, founder of Kendall-Jackson winery and Thoroughbred Horse racing owner, died April 21st after a long battle with melanoma cancer. Jess Jackson was 81 when he died at his home in Geyserville, California.Stonestreet...
  • Preakness Winner in Foal
    Preakness Winner in Foal
    In 2009, the racing world was stunned by the breath-taking performances of super filly, Rachel Alexandra. The race that made her a household name was the Preakness Stakes in which she was able to hold off Mine That Bird, the Kentucky Derby winner,...
  • Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra is pregnant
    Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra is pregnant
    Great news for Kentucky horse lovers (and what red-blooded Kentuckian isn’t)! According to Thoroughbred Times, Rachel Alexandra, 2009’s Horse of the Year, is in foal to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin. Her due date is February 1,...
  • Rachel Alexandra pregnancy confirmed. First foal due February 1, 2012.
    Rachel Alexandra pregnancy confirmed
    First foal due February 1, 2012.Rachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year and the darling of the horse racing world, is in foal. Stonestreet Farms announced the pregnancy confirmation March 7, two weeks after the maiden mare was bred.Rachel...
  • Rachel Alexandra bred to Curlin February 21st
    Rachel Alexandra bred to Curlin February 21st
    Two Horse of the Year winners celebrated Valentine’s Day a week late, but who’s counting?Rachel Alexandra (Medaglia d'Oro x Lotta Kim by El Prado) was bred to Curlin (Smart Strike x Sheriff’s Deputy) on the morning of...