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Rachel Alexandra is serious after surgery

Updated: February 13, 2013, 11:41 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition while recovering from surgery related to complications involving the birth of her filly.

The 2009 Horse of the Year had surgery Wednesday to repair an area of bruising in her small colon, which was injured during foaling, according to Stonestreet Farm.

"We are solely focused on making sure Rachel is as comfortable as possible," her owner Barbara Banke said. "She is showing the same strength and courage now that she demonstrated ...

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