Headline: Jess Jackson purchases Rachel Alexandra, will move her to barn of trainer Steve Asmussen and consider the Preakness Stakes.
It isn't puzzling that wine billionaire Jackson would want to add Rachel Alexandra to his growing collection of broodmares. Jackson truly wants to improve thoroughbred racing and the breed itself, and is salivating at the prospect of a baby colt by Curlin out of the sensational Kentucky Oaks winner.
But the reason Jackson ...
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