On This Date In History...
Updated: Friday, July 7, 2000 8:17 AM
Posted: Friday, July 7, 2000 8:17 AM
Twenty-five years ago today, Locust Hill Farm's Ruffian suffered a life-ending leg injury and was pulled up by jockey Jacinto Vasquez during a match race with Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure at Belmont Park. The
undefeated filly was euthanized the following day. The filly's life and her injury were profiled recently in The Blood-Horse magazine June 24.
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