TITLE

They Shoot Horses

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 1975
SOURCE
New Republic;7/19/75, Vol. 173 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the life and death of a racehorse, Ruffian who was killed after an emergency surgery of leg bones. Effect of the death of Ruffian throughout the world; Ceremony performed to cremate the racing horse; Traits of Ruffian; Amount earned by Ruffian in races; Amount covered in the life insurance of Ruffian; Question related to the morality and immorality of racing.
ACCESSION #
10023625

 

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