Virginias Run: Canadian lobster fisher Ford Loftons wife Deborah dies from a fall riding neighbor Blake Rainess horse Twister. Fords eldest daughter Caroline cares nothing for horses but dates Blakes hot-tempered son and jockey Darrow. Younger sister Virginia is obsessed with horses, especially twisters fowl Stormy. Seeing how Stormys sale affects Virginia, Foird first arranges for her to become the new ownerss stable-hand, later buys it himself. Caroline breaks up with Darrow, Virginia becomes his bitter race competitor.