RUFFIAN breaking from the gate in the Mother Goose Stakes
2 year old Ruffian as she walked onto the track for the Spinaway Stakes
May 22nd 1974. Ruffian made her debut for trainer Frank Whitely Jr. 5 & 1/2 furlongs MSW at Belmont Park. She tied the track record of 1:03. That race has gone down in history as 'the greatest race by a first time starter'
Ruffian on the track for her final race in 1975 (by Tony Leonard )
Historic Tony Leonard photo from 1970 - Triple Crown winner Citation by the grave of his sire Bull Lea at Calumet Farm