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Introduced by Frank Bough
1.05; 1.25*
International Moto Sprint from Esgair Dafydd, Powys
The Kawasaki Moto Sprint
Thirteen top riders race up and down this spectacular loose-surfaced, open-sided mountain track. The winner will be the rider with the best overall time for the two runs. Commentator MURRAY WALKER
International Racing from Arlington Park, Chicago The Arlington Million
Exclusive coverage of the world's most valuable thoroughbred race. Representing Great Britain will be Madame Gay, ridden by LESTER PIGGOTT, winner of the French Oaks.
1.40; 2.10; 2.40; 3.10*
Cricket: Sixth Test
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from The Oval Continued coverage 1.50; 2.20; 2.50*
Racing from Ripon
2.0 The Massingberd Audi Volkswagen Handicap Stakes (6f)
2.30 The Champion Two-Years-Old Trophy 1981 (Listed race. 6f)
3.0 The Ripon Rowels Handicap Stakes (1 mile). Commentators JULIAN WILSON, JIMMY LINDLEY
3.40; 4.30*
International Athletics from Crystal Palace
The Amoco International Games England v Cuba v Switzerland v Poland
The last of England's home fixtures this season presents a big challenge to our unbeaten record over the past two years. Poland, always formidable opponents, and the strength of the Cuban track stars, will ensure a tough afternoon for England's athletes. Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
Show Jumping from Hickstead featuring The Hambro Life Falcon Stakes
The final day of this exciting weekend held at the All England Jumping Course. This afternoon's featured class consists of one round and a jump-off against the clock. Commentators RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY
4.55* Final Score
*Timings subject to alteration
Television presentation:
Moto Sprint HUW JONES
International Racing NBC
Racing results from the day's main meetings on Ceefax


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Esgair Dafydd
Commentator: Murray Walker
Unknown: Madame Gay
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Produced By: Jim Reside
Editor: Mike Murphy

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