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!

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racinglegends:

Zenyatta foaled a filly by War Front, very early on Easter Sunday, 20 April 2014. :’-)
Many congratulations to the whole team!
Photo: X

racinglegends:

Zenyatta foaled a filly by War Front, very early on Easter Sunday, 20 April 2014. :’-)

Many congratulations to the whole team!

Photo: X

Thursday, April 17, 2014
ruffianzenyatta16:

"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?"

ruffianzenyatta16:

"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?"

racinglegends:

Happy 42nd Birthday, Ruffian! <317 April 2014
Photo: X

racinglegends:

Happy 42nd Birthday, Ruffian! <3
17 April 2014

Photo: X

Saturday, April 12, 2014
saddlebum:

toosonny:

Cigar is easily my favorite thoroughbred gelding, a close second is Funny Cide who I also saw. 

^They were both so, so sweet when I met them! I need to go back sometime..

saddlebum:

toosonny:

Cigar is easily my favorite thoroughbred gelding, a close second is Funny Cide who I also saw. 

^They were both so, so sweet when I met them! I need to go back sometime..

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
racinglegends:

Happy 29th Birthday, Dynaformer! &lt;31 April 2014
Photo: Barbara Livingston / X

racinglegends:

Happy 29th Birthday, Dynaformer! <3
1 April 2014

Photo: Barbara Livingston / X

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racinglegends:

Happy 10th Birthday, Zenyatta! And Happy 1st Birthday, Z13! &lt;31 April 2014
Photo: Kyle Acebo / X

racinglegends:

Happy 10th Birthday, Zenyatta! And Happy 1st Birthday, Z13! <3
1 April 2014

Photo: Kyle Acebo / X

startinggate:

Flat Out gallops out one more time.

startinggate:

Flat Out gallops out one more time.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

prettyinprep:

Happy birthday to the greatest horse to ever live, Secretariat. God’s horse was born 42 years ago today.

Happy birthday, Big Red.

Happy 44th Birthday to Big Red!

 
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