Rachel Alexandra became the first filly to win the Preakness since 1924, finishing in 1:55.08 over Kentucky Derby darling Mine That Bird.

The only filly in the race, Rachel Alexandra went off as the 9-5 favorite with jockey Calvin Borel, who rode Mine That Bird during his Derby win. Aside from bring the first filly winner at the Preakness in 85 years, Rachel Alexandra is the only horse to win from the outside position.

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