Our Bully Makes Show Of Suffolk Downs Foes: Racers Mary-Bud and Lou Smith Meet Untimely Ending on Card, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-05


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Our Bully Makes Show Of Suffolk Downs Foes Racers MaryBud and Lou Smith Meet Untimely Ending on Card CardSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass May 4 Trainer Mark Harris sent out a sharp performer when he saddled Mort Stuarts Our Bully for the featured sixth race here today the fiveyearold son of Bull Lea making a show of his rivals as he raced to a threelength victory Our Bully was making his first start since midFeb ¬ ruary at Bialeah as he completed the mile and a sixteenth in 148 over a dead track Rumstick Lodges Stepping Miss captured place honors just a half length before J L McKnights Ariel Actress ActressForm Form prevailed throughout the early races three of the first six events going to the public choices A crowd of 11534 was on hand enjoying warm weather for a change despite the everpresent east wind that makes topcoats necessary necessaryJockey Jockey George Hettinger leading rider of the current meeting was astride Our Bully and he was making no mistakes The winning pair were out of the gate first and were never headed F Randos Camps First was racing just a neck away from the pacemaking winner for the first half mile the two leaders racing well in advance of the other four in the small field fieldHettinger Hettinger elected to pull away from his rival when approaching the far turn open ¬ ing up just a little more anoTthen grad ¬ ually widening put Camps First made little or no effort to go along with the winner dropping back as Stepping Miss slipped through onthe rail at the head of the stretch Stepping Miss took up the chase making a fruitless effort to overhaul Our Bully but succeeding in salvaging the place from Ariel Actress who ran an even race Disaster struck in the early races when Sam Garfields MaryBud was destroyed after breaking down in the fourth and Irving Gushens Lou Smith died of a sbroken neck after hemorrhaging during the running of ttie fifth race MaryBud suffered cut tendons in the hind legs when cut down in the running later to be de ¬ stroyed by Dr P H Mullowney track i veterinarian veterinarianLou Lou Smith named after the general manager of the Rockingham Park race track had been known to bleed but had shown no recurrence of this ailment in imany months According to Dr Mullow ¬ ney the threeyearold son of Jacopo Flawless hemorrhaged during the running of the race and broke his neck in falling Apprentice Raymond Prevost luckily es ¬ caped injury when Lou Smith went down

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