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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Frank Bough introduces the Saturday sports spectacular featuring the Vernons Sprint Cup and three more top races from Haydock Park; the Rugby League Lancashire Cup Final from Wigan; Motoring from Smethwick; and the first of four special show-jumping competitions from Stoneleigh for the BBC Grandstand Trophy.
12.55 *
Football Preview
SAM LEITCH introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring the action and personalities in the news.
1.25 , 2.50*
Motoring
An international driving event for the Ken Wharton Memorial Team Trophy for 1969 (organised by The Hagley and District Light Car Club).
Commentator at Smethwick MURRAY WALKER
1.35 4.35
Racing from Haydock Park On the final day of the 1969 Flat Racing season, Grandstand covers four races from the mixed meeting at this popular Northern Course, including the last flat race of the 1969 season at 4.45.
1.45 Blackpool'Chase (Handicap) (2 miles)
2.45 Vernons Sprint Cup (6 furlongs)
3.15 Vernons Organisation Stakes (1J miles)
4.45 Supplementary Plate (1J miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and CLIVE GRAHAM
At 1.15 JULIAN WILSON introduces the highlights and personalities of the 1969 Flat season:
1.55*
Indoor Show-Jumping The BBC Grandstand Trophy Competition
Leading riders compete in the first of four special competitions to be held in the indoor arena at Stoneleigh.
Commentator DORIAN Williams
3.20*
Rugby League
The Lancashire Cup Final Leigh v Swinton
Commentator at Wigan EDDIE WARING
4.55
Results Service
Football scores, racing results, and news during the afternoon. Times are subject to alteration. producers
BRIAN JOHNSON (Motoring) RAY LAKELANU (Racing)
BARRIE EDGAR ( ShOW-JUmping)
BARNEY COLEHAN (Rugby League)
Grandstand produced by BRIAN VENNER Edited by ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduces: Frank Bough
Introduces: Sam Leitch
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Introduces: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Producers: Brian Johnson
Unknown: Barrie Edgar
Produced By: Brian Venner
Edited By: Alan Hart

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