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--This will mark the first time in the history of the 139 years of the race that a female will be involved in all three major aspects of the race. A filly, Ria Antonia, will run. A trainer,
--The last filly to enter the Preakness won it. That was Rachel Alexandra in 2009. The owner, the late vintner Jess Jackson of Kendall-Jackson wine, was so certain of his filly's victory that he invited three reporters down to his infield tent hours before the race so they'd have some victory quotes and anecdotes.