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Holiday Grandstand


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Introduced by Frank Bough

1.35* Heavyweight Boxing: Muhammad Ali (former World Heavyweight Champion) v Mac Foster (USA) (No 5 contender for the World title)
Highlights of this weekend's fight in Tokyo in which Ali faced his toughest opponent since his World title fight with Joe Frazier a year ago.
(Easter Holiday People: page 4)

1.55; 2.30; 3.05* Racing from Kempton
2.05 The Peter Robinson's Stakes (over 7 furlongs)
2.40 The Selfridge's Queen's Prize (Handicap) (over 2 miles)
3.15 The Debenham's Stakes (Handicap) (over 1 mile and 3 furlongs)

2.10*; 3.25* International Motor Racing from Thruxton: The BARC Diamond Jubilee Meeting
This afternoon's main event is the Esso European Formula 2 Championship race, in which many of the world's leading drivers will be taking part. Organised by the BARC.

2.45*; 3.25* Show Jumping from Hickstead
Leading riders compete for a first prize of £400 in the W.D. & H.O. Wills Grand Prix, the premier event of the 5-day Easter International Meeting.

4.45* Final Score
including today's football and rugby results, and late racing results.

Grandstand Timetable
1.35 Heavyweight Boxing
1.55 Racing
2.10 Motor Racing
2.30 Racing
2.45 Show jumping
3.5 Racing
3.25 Motor racing and Show jumping
4.45 Final Score

Timings are subject to alteration.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Boxer: Muhammad Ali
Boxer: Mac Foster
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Motor Racing): Murray Walker
Commentator (Motor Racing): Barrie Gill
TV Presentation (Motor Racing): Richard Tilling
Commentator (Show Jumping): Dorian Williams
TV Presentation (Show Jumping): Fred Viner
Grandstand presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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