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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.40*
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH takes a festive look at the first day of the holiday fixtures, with goals, news and JIMMY mix.
1.5; 1.40; 2.5; 2.35*
Racing from Uttoxeter
1.15 John Player Hurdle (2 miles)
1.45 Bass Worthington Handicap 'Chase (21 miles)
2.15 December Three Year Old Hurdle (2 miles 180 yards)
2.45 Berni Inns 'Chase Stakes (3 miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and JULIAN WILSON
1.25*
World Cup Skiing from Austria
The third major Downhill of the season - the Blue Riband event of skiing with competitors reaching speeds of over 80 mph. Among the entries - the World Champion, Roland Collombin of Switzerland. Commentator
RON PICKERING
2.25; 3.55*
International
Show Jumping from Olympia
The Dunhill Christmas Cracker Stakes
The final day of the show which is rapidly becoming one of London's leading Christmas attractions - with its unique blend of fun and serious attraction.
In today's Gamblers class, international competitors must jump any seven obstacles with a time limit of two minutes. Commentator
DORIAN WILLIAMS
3.0*
Rugby League
Featherstone Rovers v St Helens
The second half of this match between the Challenge Cup holders and top of the league St Helens.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.40*
Final Score
A full round-up of all the football, racing and rugby results - action highlights and the Grandstand Score-Draw check.
Today's Timetable:
12.40 Football Preview
1.5 Racing from Uttoxeter
1.25 Skiing from Austria
1.40 Racing from Uttoxeter
1.55 Sports Round-up
2.5 Racing from Uttoxeter
2.25 International Show Jumping
2.35 Racing from Uttoxeter
3.0 Rugby League
3.45 Football Results
3.55 International Show Jumping
4.40 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration In order to keep up to date with events.
Television presentation: Racing BARRIE EDGAR
Skiing AUSTRIAN TELEVISION SERVICES Show Jumping FRED VINER Rugby League RAY LAKELAND
Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Sam Leitch
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Roland Collombin
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Barrie Edgar
Producer: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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