10/05/2010 4:22PM

Photos: Rachel Alexandra leaves Saratoga, headed for her new career

Barbara D. Livingston

Rachel Alexandra, led by assistant trainer Scott Blasi, departs her training base at Saratoga on Tuesday. The 2009 Horse of the Year was headed to Churchill Downs and eventually the start of her breeding career at Stonestreet Farms in Lexington, Ky. Photos by Barbara D. Livingston.