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Grandstand

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Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.50; 2.20; 2.50; 3.20*
Racing from Ripon
2.0 The Palmers Scaffolding Handicap Stakes (6f)
2.30 The Champion Two Years Old Trophy 1980 (6f)
This well-established race, won by subsequent 2,000 Guineas winner High Top in 1971, often pinpoints a classic colt for the following season.
3.0 The Ripon Rowels Handicap Stakes (1m)
3.30 The Stainley Nursery Handicap Stakes (5f) Commentators
JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
2.5; 3.5; 3.50*
International
Show Jumping from Hickstead
Today's main class is the Lambert and Butler Stakes, with prize money of £500 to the winner.
It consists of one round and a jump-off. Commentators
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD, HUGH THOMAS
2.35; 3.35; 4.10*
International Athletics from Crystal Palace
The British Meat Games
The highlight of the meeting will be the third IAAF Golden Mile, which so far has been dominated by British athletes. Steve Ovett won the inaugural race in 1978 and Sebastian Coe won last year in a world record time. Twelve of the top 20 milers in the world have been invited and a superb race is in prospect.
Meeting organised by the BAAB. Golden Mile organised by the JAAF in association with Gillette. Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY
5.0* Final Score
Today's Timetable
1.50 Racing; 2.5 Show Jumping
2.20 Racing; 2.35 Athletics; 2.50 Racing
3.5 Show Jumping: 3.20 Racing
3.35 Athletics; 3.50 Show Jumping
4.10 Athletics; 5.0 Final Score "Timings subject to alteration Television presentation: Racing KEITH PHILLIPS
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
Results from aU the day's mam rare meetings on Ceejax

Contributors

Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: Hugh Thomas
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Athletics John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Martin Hopkins
Unknown: Harold Anderson

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