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featuring Racing Rugby League, Cricket
Introduced by Frank Bough

12.55 Football Preview
Introduced by Sam Leitch

1.10; 2.20; 2.50; 4.30* Cricket from The Oval: Surrey v Worcestershire
Further coverage of the first day's play.

1.35; 2.5; 2.35; 3.5* Racing from Newcastle
1.45 Sandgate Stakes (6 furlongs)
2.15 Armada Nursery Handicap Stakes (7 furlongs)
2.45 Northern Goldsmith's Handicap Stakes (1 mile)
3.15 Gallowgate Selling Stakes (6 furlongs)

1.50* Sand Yachting: The Wills World Sand Yachting Championship at Lytham St Annes
125 yachts take part in the first World Championship in this exciting sport. Countries taking part include Great Britain, USA, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, and Austria.

3.20* Rugby League: Wakefield v Leeds

4.50* Results Service

Grandstand Timetable:
12.55 Football Preview
1.10 Cricket
1.35 Racing from Newcastle
1.50 Sand Yachting
2.5 Racing from Newcastle
2.20 Cricket
2.35 Racing from Newcastle
2.50 Cricket
3.5 Racing from Newcastle
3.20 Rugby League
4.30 Cricket
4.40 Teleprinter
4.50 Results Service


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Commentator (Cricket): Peter West
Commentator (Cricket): Richie Benaud
Commentator (Cricket): Jim Laker
Commentator (Cricket): Ted Dexter
Commentator (Cricket): Denis Compton
TV Presentation (Cricket): Nick Hunter
TV Presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
Commentator (Racing): Peter Bromley
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Sand Yachting): Dave Vine
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Ray Lakeland
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner.
Editor: Alan Hart

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