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Run, Rachel, Run

Updated: May 21, 2009, 1:55 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Rachel Alexandra is in great form, is healthy and is, male or female, the best 3-year-old in America. The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious race, has a $1 million purse and could afford Rachel Alexandra the chance to do something historic. No filly has ever won more than one leg of the Triple Crown.

Add these components together and what you have is a no-brainer. Of course Rachel Alexandra should run in the Belmont Stakes.

She probably will. Jess Jackson might just be the last true sportsman ...

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