Stephanie's Reviews > Ruffian: Burning From the Start

Ruffian by Jane Schwartz
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Apr 05, 10

bookshelves: horses
Recommended to Stephanie by: All of my friends
Recommended for: Everyone who loves horses, anyone intersted in horse racing, anyone interested in American History
Read from February 01 to April 03, 2010 — I own a copy

Just as good as I remembered it. I like how it doesn't focus on the tragedy that became of her life but rather what she accomplished and left unfinished. The author doesn't fault the racing industry or trainers or any of the above - as she shouldn't - it was a horrible accident that couldn't be avoided. Great writing about an American Racing Legend and an insightful look into the thoroughbred racing industry. I will mostly likely re-read this book in the future as I have done several times.
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