During Two Short Seasons At The Track, Ruffian Was Hailed As The Greatest Thoroughbred Filly Of All Time Unbeaten In Her First Ten Starts, She Shattered One Record After Another, Dazzling Crowds With Both Her Beauty And Her Brilliant Speed Then Tragedy Struck On The Afternoon Of July , Ruffian Broke Down On The Lead In The Middle Of A Match Race At Belmont Park Later That Night She Had To Be DestroyedRuffian Burning From The Start Is The Story Of This Exceptional Filly, A Horse So Dominating, So Powerful, That Writer Walter Farley Once Suggested She Was Like The Fictional Legend, The Black Stallion, Than Any Colt He Had Ever Seen Beginning With Her Earliest Days In Kentucky, The Book Follows Ruffian At Every Stage Of Her Career And Through The Agony Of Her Final Hours Venturing Behind The Scenes Of The Racing World And Exploring The Politics And Personalities That Came Together To Shape This Extraordinary Filly S Fate
Jane Schwartz has written for many publications, including the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, the Blood Horse, and Daily Racing Forum, where her column Free Rein appeared She is also the author of a novel She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
- 344 pages
- Ruffian: Burning From the Start
- Jane Schwartz
- 17 April 2018 Jane Schwartz