Ruffian’s Remains Moved to Clairborne Farms

Ruffian's Grave site at Belmont Park

The great Ruffian, who shattered her ankle in her match race against Foolish Pleasure in 1975, was interred near the finish line at Belmont Park. Yesterday, her remains were moved to Claiborne’s Marchmont Cemetery in Paris, Kentucky, where she was foaled and raised. “I’d like to thank NYRA for preserving and protecting Ruffian’s gravesite at […]

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How would Zenyatta fare against previous racing greats?

From The New York Times: How would Zenyatta perform against great racehorses like Citation and Cigar? To answer that, Horse Racing Simulation and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association have created a virtual simulation of Zenyatta racing against nine top thoroughbreds throughout history. The simulation used more than 100 data elements in a proprietary computer program, […]

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