Rachel Alexandra gets job done
Updated: July 25, 2010, 6:57 PM ETBy Mike Farrell | Daily Racing Form
OCEANPORT, N.J. -- A cool and collected Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year, captured the $400,000 Lady's Secret Stakes for fillies and mares in the oppressive heat Saturday at Monmouth Park. It was her second straight stakes win following a pair of narrow losses to start the 2010 season. Rachel Alexandra beat the pacesetting Queen Martha by three lengths. It was another 7 3/4 lengths back to Ask the Moon in third. The temperature soared into the upper 90s on the Jersey Shore on Saturday afternoon. Combined with the humidity, the heat index cracked 100. The heat wave held the crowd to 12,859. Monmouth officials had hoped to attract more than 15,000.
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