Rachel Alexandra arrives at Belmont

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Preakness-winning filly Rachel Alexandra has
arrived at Belmont Park for Saturday's Grade I, $300,000 Mother
Goose Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
Accompanied by assistant trainer Scott Blasi, exercise rider
Dominic Terry and four other thoroughbreds, Rachel Alexandra
departed Churchill Downs at noon. She arrived at trainer Steve
Asmussen's barn on the Belmont Park backstretch by 4:30 p.m.
The daughter of Medaglia d'Oro was bedded down in stall No. 5 -
the same stall previously occupied by two-time Horse of the Year
Rachel Alexandra won the Kentucky Oaks by 20¼ lengths on May 1,
and her Preakness win against the boys gave her a six-race winning
streak. The Mother Goose will be her first start since the

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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