Published: Sept. 1, 2017

Ralphie Contact Sheet

Ralphie I may have looked small when she arrived in Boulder, but she was mighty.

“We had to run for our life to keep up with her,” said Bill Lowery (Bus ex’69).

To tire the animal before football games, sophomores Lowery, Don Marturano (Econ’69), Victor Reinking (A&S’69) and John McGill (Engl’69) ran her along the perimeter of Boulder's Green Meadows Riding Ranch, where she lived.

But Ralphie was never too worn-out to keep the day's main appointment at Folsom Field. Read more about her start.

Photos from Coloradan archives