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Ruffian #241328

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 1975
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(Studio) Ruffian, filly who broke her leg in race at Belmont Park Sunday, put to death after operation.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Belmont Park, New York) She won 10 of 10 races before race with Foolish Pleasure. Part of race shown in which she broke leg. [Jockey Jacinto VASQUEZ - calls her one of greatest horses ever.] X-ray of injury shown. [Vet. Dr. William REED - cites her great desire to win. Suffered tremendous loss.] Due to trainer Frank Whitely's request, she'll be buried in Belmont Park infield.

Lin, Sam Chu;
Mudd, Roger

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