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Rachel Alexandra Update

Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Rood & Riddle held a press conference on Thursday afternoon in order to provide an update on the status of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra following complications from foaling. Tweets from the DRF Breeding account summarized the current condition of Rachel:

While her future as a broodmare is in doubt, the more pressing concern with Rachel Alexandra is her long-term health. And the resolution of that issue is far from certain at this point.

Press release from Rood & Riddle