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Is Julia the next Rachel?

Updated: April 13, 2013, 5:25 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

Any time a young filly displays exceptional talent there is generally two main points of comparisons.

Can she be another Zenyatta, or the next Rachel Alexandra?

There was a difference between the two great champions.

Zenyatta was practically perfect, winning 19 of 20 starts and losing only her final start -- by a head to Blame in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic. Yet she also had a tremendous flair for the dramatic, rallying from the back of the pack and typically ...

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