Ruffian


2h 2007

Brief Synopsis

In 1974 thoroughbred horse Ruffian dominates the circuit. Sportswriter Bill Nack gives a firsthand account of Ruffian, her owners, trainers, jockey and fans and how, in a dramatic parallel to the womens' movement, she prepares to race against her rival, Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure.

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

In 1974 thoroughbred horse Ruffian dominates the circuit. Sportswriter Bill Nack gives a firsthand account of Ruffian, her owners, trainers, jockey and fans and how, in a dramatic parallel to the womens' movement, she prepares to race against her rival, Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure.

Crew

Orly Adelson

Executive Producer

Gideon Amir

Producer

Kimberly C Anderson

Coproducer

Bill Angarola

Supervising Sound Editor

Michael Applebaum

Camera Operator

Scott August

Assistant Director

Genie Babcock

Script Supervisor

Alice Baker

Set Decorator

Paul Beard

Best Boy Grip

Stephen F. Beasley

Best Boy Electric

Alan Breton

Assistant Director

Jim Burnstein

Writer

Jim Burnstein

Executive Producer

Gilly Charbonnet

Key Grip

Kelly Curley

Production Designer

Renee Dodson

Set Costumer

Ryan Martin Dwyer

On-Set Dresser

Jonathan Eskenas

Co-Executive Producer

Mark Fincannon

Casting

Theresa A Fleming

Hair Stylist

Melissa Forney

Hair Stylist

David Franco

Director Of Photography

Libby Goldstein

Casting

Libby Goldstein

Casting Director

Rusty Hendrickson

Animal Wrangler

Jerry Henery

Construction Coordinator

Richard Hobaica

Property Master

Elston Howard

Location Manager

Adam Jenkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Dave Kelsey

Set Designer

Kimberley Kirkpatrick

Makeup

Mark Kolpack

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jerry Lane

Steadicam Operator

Chris Ledesma

Music Editor

Jon Mete

Supervising Sound Editor

Bill Nack

Consulting Producer

Bill Nack

Consultant

Paul Olinde

Gaffer

Michael Ornstein

Editor

G. Ross Parker

Writer

J Malcolm Petal

Coproducer

Tom Reagan

Assistant Editor

Carol A. Sadler

Costume Supervisor

Richard Schexnayder

Sound Mixer

Garrett K Schiff

Writer

Garrett K Schiff

Executive Producer

Lawrence Shragge

Music

Mark Spatny

Visual Effects Producer

Peggy Stamper

Costume Designer

Roger Still

Transportation Coordinator

Orest Sushko

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Stacey L Taniguchi

Makeup

Tim Turner

Production Accountant

Robert Vazquez

Special Effects Supervisor

Robert J Wilson

Line Producer

Robert J Wilson

Unit Production Manager

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States June 12, 2007

Aired in United States June 9, 2007

Picked up to production for the 2006-2007 season.

Casting began in January, 2006.

Aired in USA on ABC Network June 9, 2007 in conjunction with the network's programming of the Belmont Stakes. Aired in a second window on ESPN Network.

Began shooting March 20, 2006.