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Sports Special


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featuring The 1978 Spiller's Greyhound Derby; Wimbledon 78 and Cricket: Third Test Greyhound Derby
Live coverage of the richest-ever Greyhound Derby with f 20,000 going to the winning owner-that's nearly £700 per second! Derby night at the White City is always a very special event and DAVID VINE sets the scene and talks to some of the people who help to make it a gala occasion.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER Tennis
The outstanding action from today's play in the 1978 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights from today's play in the Third Test of The Cornhill Insurance Test Series between
England and Pakistan
Approximate timetable:
8.55 Greyhound Racing; 9.0 Tennis
9.40 Cricket; 10.10 Greyhound Derby Television presentation: Tennis A. p. WILKINSON


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Introduces: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: David Kenning

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