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Boxing Day Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough featuring the big holiday occasion at Kempton Park:
The King George VI Chase
12.5*
Football Focus
With BOB WILSON
12.15*
Rugby League from Headingley
Leeds v Wakefield Trinity
The second half of this match. Commentator EDDIE WARING
12.55*
Motor Racing from Brands Hatch
The main race of the Boxing Day meeting, for production cars. Commentator MURRAY WALKER
1.5; 1.40; 2.10* Racing from Kempton Park
1.15 Holly Handicap Chase (3m)
1.45 William Hill Christmas Hurdle (2 miles)
2.20 The King George VI Chase (3 miles)
One of the greatest steeplechases of the season, worth a record £7,000 to the winner, in which Pendil, winner for the past two years, clashes with Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Captain Christy. Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and JIMMY LINDLEY
1.25; 1.55*
Racing from Wincanton
1.30 Joe Coral Golden Hurdle (Qualifying) (2 3/4 miles)
2.0 Joe Coral Handicap Hurdle (2 miles)
Commentators JULIAN WILSON and JOHN HANMER
Today's timetable: 12.5 Football Focus
12.15 Rugby League; 12.55 Motor Racing
1.5 Racing from Kempton
1.25 Racing from Wincanton
1.40 Racing from Kempton
1.55 Racing from Wincanton
2.10 Racing from Kempton - The King
George VI Chase
Television presentation:
Rugby League RAY LAKELAND
Motor Racing RICHARD TILLING
Racing from Kempton Park FRED VINER Racing from Wincanton BOB DUNCAN
Grandstand produced by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: John Hanmer
Produced By: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart






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