KENTUCKY DERBY, THE 103RD (TV)

Summary

The 103rd running of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Included are brief interviews with Churchill Downs president Lynn Stone; Leroy Jolley, trainer of For the Moment; Joe Hirsch, executive columnist for the Daily Racing Form; Seth Hancock, president of Claiborne Farm; Ron Turcotte, the jockey who rode Secretariat to victory in 1973; New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner; horse owner Dan Lasater; Sen. Thruston B. Morton (R-Ky.), chairman of the board of Churchill Downs; Lou Rondinello, trainer of Sanhedrin; Jimmy Jones, trainer of Citation; Willie Shoemaker, jockey on Get the Axe; Billy Turner, trainer for Seattle Slew; Karen and Mickey Taylor, the owners of Seattle Slew; and Jean Cruguet, jockey for Seattle Slew. Seattle Slew wins the race. Lynn Stone and Kentucky Governor Julian Morton Carroll present the trophies.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: May 7, 1977 Saturday 5:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T80:0407
  • GENRE: Sports
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  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1977
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Budweiser^TV - Commercials - Cool-Ray^TV - Commercials - TransAmerica^TV - Commercials - Dodge^TV - Commercials - AMF^TV - Commercials - Firestone^TV - Commercials - Polaroid^TV - Commercials - Fram Oil Filter^TV - Commercials - Chrysler^TV - Commercials - American Express^TV - Promos - "Happy Days Anniversary Show"

CREDITS

    • Roone Arledge … Executive Producer
    • Chuck Howard … Producer
    • Chet Forte … Director
    • Jim McKay … Sports Commentator
    • Howard Cosell … Sports Commentator
    • Eddie Arcaro … Sports Commentator
    • Frank Gifford … Sports Commentator
    • Chic Anderson … Announcer, Track Announcer
    • Sam Ervin … Talent, American Express commercial
    • Julian Morton Carroll
    • Jean Cruguet
    • Seth Hancock
    • Joe Hirsch
    • Leroy Jolley
    • Jimmy Jones
    • Dan Lasater
    • Thruston B. Morton
    • Lou Rondinello
    • Willie Shoemaker
    • George Steinbrenner
    • Lynn Stone
    • Karen Taylor
    • Mickey Taylor
    • Ron Turcotte
    • Billy Turner