She certainly was … and finished her career with a Hollywood ending. The TV Gods must be happy. They were playing up this scenario all day. I know this will muddy the voting waters for Horse of the Year honours … but it shouldn’t. And I hope eventually by that time the murk clears. And then I hope those casting their ballots for the Eclipse Award will be able to see beyond a doubt that Rachel Alexandra is the deserving choice!! Rachel Alexandra is the only choice!!