Keyword: Foolish Pleasure

  • Foolish Pleasure in the 1975 Wood Memorial.

    Slideshow: Foolish Pleasure

    Foolish Pleasure, whose champion freshman campaign had been the equal of any other, emerged in between Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Affirmed. Read the full feature in the April 11, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse.

  • Foolish Pleasure after the 1975 Wood Memorial, with Jacinto Vasquez up.

    Foolish Pleasure

    Foolish Pleasure, whose champion freshman campaign had been the equal of any other, emerged in between Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Affirmed. Read Lenny Shulman's full feature in the April 11, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse.

  • Stakes Winner Little Sister Dead

    Little Sister, a stakes winner/producer for brothers Robert and Leland Ackerley, died May 7 from a stomach rupture.

  • Ruffian Film Slated for ABC/ESPN

    ESPN Original Entertainment (EOE) announced it will produce an original film, "Ruffian," based on the story of the great filly who was undefeated until suffering a fatal breakdown in a match race against Foolish Pleasure at Belmont Park in 1975.

  • <a title="Click here to purchase photo." target="_blank" href="http://www.exclusivelyequine.com/ee.asp?PI=P11-1265"><br>Ruffian, with regular exercise rider John Truesdale, in the days leading up to the fateful showdown with Foolish Pleasure.</a>

    Ruffian Remembered

    In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the fateful match race with Foolish Pleasure that resulted in Ruffian's untimely demise, bloodhorse.com would like to share the following excerpt from the Thoroughbred Legends series.

  • eBay Auction Set for Our Mims Marker

    An eBay auction of racing memorabilia will begin Feb. 21 to raise money for a headstone marker for the grave of Our Mims, the 1977 Eclipse Award winner for 3-year-old fillies.

  • On This Date....

    Feb. 12, 1975<br><b>Foolish Pleasure at Hialeah</b>