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This afternoon viewers join the crowds at Ascot racecourse to see three of the principal races on the first day of the October meeting.

2.30 The Mornington Stakes: for three-year-old fillies over the Swinley course of one and a half miles.

3.0 The Brocas Stakes: for three-year-olds and upwards over the Swinley course of one and a half miles.

3.30 The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes: for two-year-olds, over six furlongs

Roger Mortimer, assisted by Maurice Maude identifies the runners and riders in the paddock before each race.

(to 15.45 app.)

Contributors

Commentator (The Mornington Stakes):
Henry Green
Assisted By (Mornington/Borcas/Duke of Edinburgh Stakes):
Robert Haynes
Commentator (Brocas/Duke of Edinburgh Stakes):
Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator:
Roger Mortimer
Assisted by:
Maurice Maude

A welcome to the new family of viewers in the North Country from some of Television's favourite personalities.
including:
Ethel Revnell
Terry-Thomas and Richard Hearne in an excerpt from a BBC Children's Newsreel
Eric Barker
Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
An excerpt from "Cafe Continental"
Puppet Corner, featuring:
Muffin the Mule with Annette Mills (who writes the songs) and Ann Hogarth (who pulls the strings); Prudence Kitten and The Little Grey Rabbit (with Jan Bussell and the Hogarth Glove Puppets)
Ronnie Waldman's Puzzle Corner with a viewer competitor from Manchester.
Joan Gilbert, Philip Harben, Leslie Mitchell, Fred Streeter, Humphrey Lestocq, The George Mitchell Octet

Contributors

Performer:
Ethel Revnell
Comedian:
null Terry-Thomas
Comedian:
Richard Hearne
Comedy actor:
Eric Barker
Soprano:
Anne Ziegler
Tenor:
Webster Booth
Presenter (Muffin the Mule):
Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule):
Ann Hogarth
Puppeteers (Prudence Kitten/Little Grey Rabbit):
Jan Bussell and the Hogarth Glove Puppets
Presenter (Puzzle Corner):
Ronnie Waldman
Presenter:
Joan Gilbert
Chef:
Philip Harben
Presenter:
Leslie Mitchell
Gardener:
Fred Streeter
Presenter:
Humphrey Lestocq
Singers:
The George Mitchell Octet
Choreographer:
Hazel Gee
Settings:
Richard Greenough
Conductor:
Eric Robinson
Production:
W. Lyon Shaw
Production:
Bryan Sears

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