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Holiday Grandstand


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featuring Racing, Show-Jumping Rugby League
Introduced by Frank Bough

1.35; 2.5; 2.45* Racing from Kempton Park
The second day of the big holiday meeting
1.45 Rendlesham Stakes (over five furlongs)
2.15 Coventry Stakes (over one mile)
2.55 Queen's Prize (Handicap) (over two miles)
At 4.25 A recording of the Irish Grand National from Fairyhouse

2.25; 3.5; 4.30* Show-Jumping from the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead:
The Wills Grand Prix
The premier competition of this five-day international meeting with a first prize of £400

3.45* Rugby League from Salford: Salford v Wigan

5.0* Results Service

Grandstand timetable:
1.35 Racing
1.55 Sports Round-up
2.5 Racing
2.25 Show-jumping
2.45 Racing
3.5 Show-jumping
3.45 Rugby League
4.30 Show-jumping
5.0 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Bob Duncan
Commentator (Show-Jumping): Dorian Williams
Commentator (Show-Jumping): Raymond-Brooks Ward
TV Presentation (Show-Jumping): Alan Mouncer
TV Presentation (Show-Jumping): Fred Viner
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Nick Hunter
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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