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Viewers join the crowds at Ascot Racecourse to see three of the races on the first day of the October meeting.

2.30 The Mornington Stakes
A race for three-year-old Allies over the Swinley course of one mile and a half.

3.0 The Brocas Stakes
A handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards over the Swinley course.

3.30 The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes
A rare for two-year-olds over six furlongs.

Clive Graham is beside the camera overlooking the Parade Ring to identify the horses and jockeys before each race.

Contributors

Commentator (The Mornington Stakes):
Peter Dimmock
Assisted by (The Mornington Stakes)/commentator (The Brocas/Duke of Edinburgh Stakes):
Peter O'Sullevan
Parade commentator:
Clive Graham

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More