final furlong is a blog dedicated to horse racing. here, we'll be posting the greats of the past, present, and future! mostly dirt racing, but possibly some turf racing or steeplechase thrown in there as well!
feel free to ask me anything or request a specific horse be posted about!
"That feeling was fear: fear the filly was just too fast, that she couldn’t go on like this, that she would use herself too much. It was a fear that everyone on the backstretch understood. When a horse came along with speed like Ruffian’s, pure, effortless, unearthly speed, they asked themselves: Was it a gift from God, or a bargain with the Devil?"