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2009 Ruffian Handicap (G1)

Date/Track:
9/12/2009, Belmont Park
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ F
Time:
1:40.59

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Ruffian Handicap (G1)...

Seventh Street was exposed... she's been lucky thus far to win races while not running too fast. She finally met someone who can finish and that was it. Swift Temper on the rise.
A big race in the Ruffian by Swift Temper, who is starting to become a real player in the division. Zenyatta is the queen, but Icon Project, Careless Jewel and Swift Temper are tons better than what she faced at the BC last year... Romans says she is going to go to the Spinster next and then the BC.
Mark Stanley's Swift Temper, returning to action off less than two weeks rest, upset odds-on favorite Seventh Street in the $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) Sept. 12 in the mud at Belmont Park. The 1 3/4-length victory earned the 5-year-old daughter of Giant's Causeway an automatic berth in the $2 ...Read More
Seventh Street helped kick off what proved to be a tremendously successful meet for Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin Stable when she fought back to win the Grade 1 Go for Wand Handicap on opening weekend of the Saratoga meet. Her connections hope Seventh Street can begin the Belmont fall season in simila...Read More
Godolphin Stable's Seventh Street looks to notch her third grade I win of the season and lock up a spot in the Breeders' Cup later this season when she faces five fillies and mares in the $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) Sept. 12 at Belmont Park.Read More

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