Richard “Racehorse” Haynes was born on April 3, 1927, in Houston and died on April 28, 2017.
He was a Texas criminal defense attorney.
Haynes became a star of the legal world after prevailing in a series of seemingly impossible murder trials in Texas in the 1970s and 1980s.
He was named by Time magazine as one of the top defense attorneys in the nation.
He stood at 5’7″ in height, Haynes was an excellent boxer.
Haynes was the Texas amateur welterweight champion in the 1940s.
Richard Haynes passed away at 90 years old.