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Breeders' Cup running on girl power

Updated: November 4, 2011, 10:36 AM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Since the beginning of time, American racing interests have accepted the stereotype that female horses are inferior to male horses. Yet the results on the racetrack over the past three years have suggested anything but. The boys keep getting their tails kicked by the girls.

It's been a golden few years for fillies, in the Breeders' Cup, and all across the American racing landscape. Rachel Alexandra was Horse of the Year in 2009, the same year Zenyatta beat the males in the Breeders' Cup ...

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