Ruffian

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Ruffian is an American television film that tells the story of the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred filly Ruffian who went undefeated until her death after breaking down in a nationally televised match race at Belmont Park on July 6, 1975... read more

Ruffian is an American television film that tells the story of the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred filly Ruffian who went undefeated until her death after breaking down in a nationally televised match race at Belmont Park on July 6, 1975 against the Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure.

Original Release

06/09/2007

US Release

06/09/2007

Cast

Sam Shepard Frank Whiteley
Mark Adam Mike Bell
Lisa Arnold Female Sports Reporter #2
Dave Cohen NYC TV Reporter
Laura Bailey Cassie
Frank Whaley Bill Nack
Barry Barton News Reporter
Christine Belford Barbara Janney
Tony Bentley The Lout
John T. Billingsley News Camera Man
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yves Simoneau

Writers

Jim Burnstein, Garrett K. Schiff

Cast

Sam Shepard Frank Whiteley
Mark Adam Mike Bell
Lisa Arnold Female Sports Reporter #2
Dave Cohen NYC TV Reporter
Laura Bailey Cassie
Frank Whaley Bill Nack
Barry Barton News Reporter
Christine Belford Barbara Janney
Tony Bentley The Lout
John T. Billingsley News Camera Man
Dodie Brown Match Race Fan
Craig Clary Race Fan
Mellinda Craig High Class Racetrack Patron
Kip Cummings Reporter / Race Fan
John F. Daniel Saratoga Race Fan
John S. Davies CBS Exec.
Phillip DeVona NYRA President
Vladimir Diaz Jacinto Vasquez
Jean-Claude Dolese News Reporter, Spectator
Jason Douglas Security Guard

Producers

Orly Adelson Executive Producer
Malcolm Petal Executive Producer
Jonathan Eskenas Executive Producer
Gideon Amir Producer
Kimberly Calhoun Boling Producer
Charles Landers Producer
Robert J. Wilson Producer

Editors

Michael D. Ornstein

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