Rachel’s Valentina, the grade I-winning daughter of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, breezed a half-mile at Keeneland on the morning of October 5th as she prepares for a start in the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) on October 31st.
Working in company with the talented older mare Stopchargingmaria, Rachel’s Valentina went the first quarter-mile in :24 2/5, completed the breeze in :48 flat, and galloped-out five furlongs in 1:01 1/5.
Rachel’s Valentina (outside) breezes with Stopchargingmaria. Video courtesy of Keeneland.
Owned by Stonestreet Stable, Rachel’s Valentina broke her maiden in impressive fashion at Saratoga on August 2nd, then won the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga to bring her record to an unbeaten 2-for-2.
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