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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough

12.50* Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring match analysis and the action and personalities in the news.

1.10*; 1.40*; 2.10*; 2.45* Racing from Cheltenham
1.15 Coventry Steeplechase (over 3 miles and 1 furlong)
1.45 Chaplin Handicap Hurdle Race (over 2 miles and 200 yards)
2.20 Mackeson Gold Cup Handicap Chase (over 21 miles)
The biggest steeplechase of the season so far, with £5,000 of prize money at stake.
2.55 Bob Wigney Handicap Hurdle Race (over 3 miles)

1.25* Fight of the Week: The Heavyweight Championship of Europe: Jose Urtain (Champion of Europe and Spain) v Henry Cooper (British Heavyweight Champion)
Highlights of the week's big fight at the Empire Pool, Wembley.

1.55*; 2.30*; 3.5*; 4.30* Motor-Racing from Thruxton
Featuring the final round of the Forward Trust Championship for Formula 3 drivers, and special saloon car and sports car events.
Can the Brazilian driver Carlos Pace, driving a Lotus 59 Holbay and currently in the lead, hold off the challenge of the Australian David Walker, also in a Lotus 59 Holbay, to gain the coveted Forward Trust Trophy?
Organised by the BARC

3.40* International Rugby Union from Twickenham: An England XV v Fiji
BBC outside broadcast cameras bring you the second half of today's big match, in which the Fijians, with their exciting, uninhibited rugby, meet the cream of England's young players, all of whom are under the age of 25.
(Highlights in Rugby Special: tonight at 7.40, BBC2)

4.50* Results Service

Grandstand Timetable:
12.50 Football preview
1.10 Racing
1.25 Fight of the Week
1.40 Racing
1.55 Motor-racing
2.10 Racing
2.30 Motor-racing
2.45 Racing
3.5 Motor-racing
3.40 Rugby Union
4.30 Motor-racing
4.50 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events.

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Julian Wilson
TV Presentation (Racing): Barrie Edgar
Boxer (Fight of the Week): Jose Urtain
Boxer (Fight of the Week): Henry Cooper
Commentator (Fight of the Week): Harry Carpenter
TV Presentation (Fight of the Week): Bob Duncan
Commentator (Motor Racing): Murray Walker
TV Presentation (Motor Racing): Richard Tilling
Commentator (International Rugby Union): Cliff Morgan
TV Presentation (International Rugby Union): Alan Mouncer
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart






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