(WHAS11/AP) - Jockey Calivn Borel rode to victory Saturday atop Rachel Alexandra in the Preakness Stakes.
Rachel Alexandra became the first filly to win the Preakness since 1924, holding off a late charge by Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird to capture the middle jewel of the Triple Crown.
The only filly in the race, Rachel Alexandra went off as the 9-5 favorite.
She raced to the front from the No. 13 post and took a big lead before Mine That Bird tested the filly in the stretch.
Musket Man finished third.
Borel won the Kentucky Oaks atop Rachel Alexandra.
He also picked up a Kentucky Derby victory atop Mine That Bird.
Borel and Rachel Alexandra finished in 1:55.08.