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Rachel Alexandra eating better, walking more

Updated: February 20, 2013, 4:34 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The good news continues for Rachel Alexandra.

Her appetite is becoming more normal and the 2009 Horse of the Year is taking several short walks daily while improving from abdominal surgery.

The mare remains stable at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital a week after developing foaling complications from delivering a 140-pound filly on Feb. 12. Rachel Alexandra had a damaged section of small colon repaired the next day, but two abdominal lavages attached afterward have been ...

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