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danceronice
02-07-2012, 07:24 PM
Now the big countdown...Queen Z's been moved to the foaling barn!

(Right now, btw, Vegas is saying something like 50-1 the Curlin-Rachael Alexandra foal is in the Derby in three years, 100-1 on No. At the current odds I'd happily but $20 on no. I'll be impressed if he makes it out of Maiden Special Weights and fully expect him to be nothing of consequence. Great race mares rarely produce great runners--biggest disaster was Genuine Risk, with two foals that were worthless in flat racing and one slipped pregnancy, and of course that was the one by Secretariat.)

skipaway
02-08-2012, 05:28 AM
Z will get her own thread ;)

As to your other point, there's about a 1:1235 chance of little Rachel/Curlin making the field. Live foal births estimates for 2012 by the Jockey Club are approx 24,700. I still wouldn't make a bet either.

AragornElessar
02-09-2012, 08:49 PM
Personally, I don't care if he races or not. Everything went well, there was a live birth and the little guy's doing well. That's all that's important to me.

Although, I do know there's a lot of money riding on this lil guy. I'm not that far into a fantasy world here. ;) However, I do believe that anything after what I posted up there is just gravy now. :)

sk8pics
02-14-2012, 10:36 PM
There's a name that colt contest on Stonestreet's web page for Rachel. Winner gets a meet and great with Rachel and the little one, and overnight stay in the guesthouse there.... Hmmm.... {puts thinking cap on}

skipaway
02-18-2012, 02:44 AM
Current Photos of Rachel and Son (http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/slideshows/slideshow/RachelA/rachel-alexandra-and-foal)

Jimena
02-18-2012, 03:00 AM
Current Photos of Rachel and Son (http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/slideshows/slideshow/RachelA/rachel-alexandra-and-foal)

Sooooo cute! He's so fluffy!

sk8pics
02-25-2012, 02:30 PM
There's a cute new video of the little guy on the bloodhorse website. He's getting a whole lot of attention and petting, and seems to mostly like it. He's pretty adorable.

skipaway
03-26-2012, 12:08 AM
Rachel Alexandra is now in foal to Bernardini (sire of Zenyatta's colt) :cheer2:

Jem X
04-04-2012, 03:26 AM
I need to give some time to Rachel Alexandra:

http://t.co/8EzcYKpZ

skipaway
04-17-2012, 09:26 PM
Rachel's boy

Clown (http://www.thoroughbredchampions.com/showthread.php/868-Rachel-Rachel-Rachel-All-Rachel-Rachel-The-Rachel-Time-Rachel!...2010!!?p=326714&viewfull=1#post326714)

skipaway
05-13-2012, 06:29 PM
:swoon:
Calvin reunites with Rachel (http://www.thoroughbredchampions.com/showthread.php/868-Rachel-Rachel-Rachel-All-Rachel-Rachel-The-Rachel-Time-Rachel!...2010!!?p=337280&viewfull=1#post337280)

And meets the Little One (http://www.thoroughbredchampions.com/showthread.php/868-Rachel-Rachel-Rachel-All-Rachel-Rachel-The-Rachel-Time-Rachel!...2010!!?p=337575&viewfull=1#post337575)

skipaway
07-27-2012, 11:49 PM
Just announced after the running of the Curlin Stakes at Saratoga was the name of RA and Curlin's colt: Jess's Dream. Kind of meh to me.

sk8pics
09-12-2012, 11:30 PM
Stonestreet is having another Meet Rachel day, on October 12. There are 4 sessions, 25 fans max per session, rsvp instructions on their facebook page.

I put in for it. I figure, what the heck, maybe I can meet the Princess (sorry, I have to call Zenyatta the queen, but I love Rachel, too). We'll see if I get in.

sk8pics
09-17-2012, 11:09 PM
So I was notified today that I get to meet Rachel Alexandra on October 12. :) Who would ever have thought I'd get to meet Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra within 6 weeks of each other? :D We won't get to feed her, but I have always heard the farm hosts a very nice visit for people. I will also check about seeing Union Rags when I'm there, and of course spend time with my boy Tinner over at Old Friends.

skipaway
09-17-2012, 11:15 PM
Awesome sk8pics, give her a pat for me.