Keyword: Ruffian

  • The Week in Photos 5/16/2017

    Man o' War, Ruffian, Peter Pan, Beaugay, Hanshin Cup, Lazaro Barrera, Victoria Mile, Gurkha Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary and more.

  • 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.

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    Haskin: A 'Nasty' Challenge For Ruffian

    If you ask someone to pick out one memorable victory by Ruffian they would have a hard time singling one out. That is because Ruffian's career was not made up of one or two standout performances.

  • Kentucky Oaks winner Wistful claims the 2nd jewel in the unofficial filly Triple Crown at the finish of the 1949 Pimlico Oaks now known as the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.

The unofficial filly Triple Crown consists of the Kentucky Oaks, Pimlico Oaks (later named the Black-Eyed Susan), and Coaching Club American Oaks.

    Filly Triple Crown Winners

    Official & Unofficial Filly Triple Crown Winners: Dark Mirage, Shuvee, Chris Evert, Ruffian, Davona Dale, Mom's Command, Open Mind, Sky Beauty, Wistful, Real Delight, Princess Turia,

  • Withgreatpleasure and John Velazquez take the Ruffian at Aqueduct. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2443612436&k=8H8ZL7m">Order This Photo</a>

    Withgreatpleasure Hangs On in Ruffian

    David Blethen's Withgreatpleasure skimmed the rail around the turn, then held on for a three-quarter-length victory over favorite My Wandy's Girl in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. II) April 6 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • And They're Off: The Belmont Stakes

    Lenny, Steve, and special guest Steve Byk report from Belmont Park about the Belmont Stakes, including thoughts about the draw, how the race will be run, and picks. Plus, a tour of Belmont Park.

  • NYRA Cuts $1.4 Million from Stakes Purses

    The New York Racing Association, which announced it would cut $4.3 million in stakes purses from last year, has slashed around $1.4 million from its stakes program for the upcoming Belmont and Saratoga meets.

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    Private Terms Dead at 25

    Unbeaten favorite for the 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and sire of 23 stakes winners was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age at Claiborne Farm.

  • Laughing Look Euthanized

    Stuart S. Janney III's Laughing Look, dam of grade I winner Coronado's Quest and two other stakes winners, was euthanized Sept. 10 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Frank Whiteley

    Frank Whiteley Jr., Hall of Famer, Dead

    Hall of Fame trainer Frank Yewell Whiteley Jr., the hard-nosed "Fox of Laurel" and conditioner of superstars Ruffian, Damascus, and Forego, died today in Camden, S.C.

  • Ginger Punch gets gritty Ruffian win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D2210028%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ginger Punch Packs a Wallop in Ruffian

    Ginger Punch continued to show her dominance as a leader of her division with her gritty win in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) against fillies and mares at Belmont Park Sept. 8.

  • Rags to Riches

    Rags to Riches' Temperature Back to Normal

    Trainer Todd Pletcher reported this morning that Rags to Riches, the first filly to win the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in 102 years, has had her temperature drop to normal levels and will likely head back to the track Aug. 30.

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    Rags to Riches Skips Workout Due to Temp

    After a postponed Aug. 26 work due to wet track conditions, Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Rags to Riches took another step back in her training program when trainer Todd Pletcher canceled an Aug. 27 workout due to the filly's elevated temperature.

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    Agreement Will Permit 'Ruffian' Movie to Air

    An agreement has been reached between Frank Whiteley and Jacinto Vasquez, the respective trainer and jockey of the top racemare Ruffian; the Walt Disney Company ABC; ESPN; and a movie production company over a movie about the filly.

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    Whiteley, Vasquez Sue Disney Over Ruffian Movie

    Ruffian's trainer, Frank Whiteley Jr., and her regular rider, Jacinto Vasquez, along with Thoroughbred Legends LLC, have filed a civil suit against The Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries, ABC and ESPN, charging trademark infringement in the TV movie "Ruffian," which is slated to air June 9 on ABC.

  • Ruffian Field Full of Early Speed

    Sunday's Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park features only five fillies, but the catch is the top three choices in the race all run their best when on the front end.

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday's guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin' Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday's guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin' Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • 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.

  • Stellar Jayne ends two-month hiatus in Sunday's Ruffian.

    Stellar Jayne Shows Up in Ruffian

    Stellar Jayne, aimed by her new owners toward the 2005 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), makes her first start in more than two months in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park Sunday.

  • Roses in May to Stand at Big Red Farm in Japan

    Millionaire Roses in May, whose recent retirement because of a torn tendon was announced by owner Ken Ramsey, will stand at Shigeyuki Okada's Big Red Farm in Niikkap on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • <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.

  • Wild Spirit Gets Call in Ruffian

    Wild Spirit leads a field of six fillies and mares entered in Saturday's $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • Riboletta Romps in Ruffian

    Riboletta ran off to a 7 1/2-length victory over Gourmet Girl to take the $250,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) for fillies and mares for her fifth straight victory. Ridden by Chris McCarron, the 5-year-old bay mare pressed the early pace set by Lu Ravi and Country Hideaway, then moved to the front on the far turn before pulling away with ease through the stretch.

  • Riboletta and Chris McCarron cruise home to victory in the Vanity Handicap June 25 at Hollywood Park. The Brazilian-bred daughter of Roi Normand completed a sweep of Hollywood Park's three Grade I races for fillies and mares.

    Riboletta, Lu Ravi Head Ruffian Field

    West Coast distaff handicap leader Riboletta will concede from eight to 12 pounds to her six rivals when she goes to post as the 125-pound highweight in Saturday's $250,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park.