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Rachel Alexandra breaks from the gate
Rachel Alexandra breaks from the gate for the 2009 Woodward Stakes next to eventual second place finisher Bulls Bay.
© Vanessa Ng
Owner Jess Jackson, when asked about her next start, said, "It depends on how she comes out of the race. I hope she's sound, then it would be a question of whether there's something adequate for her. Somebody else will decide (Horse of the Year), but I hope so. I think she's something for the ages and she's certainly proven her mettle. Curlin won this same race last year so it has special meaning for me and our team and I hope for Steve as well. What we need now are more stars, and I think she is one. I hope we can see her come out healthy, give her a nice race and give you a campaign in 2010"