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Sports: Kentucky Derby, Shoemaker #135025

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 04, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Highlights shown of Strike the Gold's win at the Kentucky Derby horse race and of pro basketball playoff games between Portland Trail Blazers -Seattle SuperSonics and Chicago Bulls-Philadelphia 76ers.

(Louisville: Dick Schaap) Tribute to retired jockey Willie Shoemaker, who was recently injured in an automobile accident, featured. [Trainer Johnny CAMPO, wife Cindy SHOEMAKER, "Miami Herald" Edwin POPE, "The National" Dave KINDRED, former jockey Ron TURCOTTE - talk about Shoemaker and his absence from this year's Kentucky Derby.] Film shown of Shoemaker's races at the Kentucky Derby in 1957 and 1986 and of Turcotte's racing spill that left him paralyzed. [Earlier, SHOEMAKER - talks about his daughter.]

Gandolf, Ray;
Schaap, Dick;
Simpson, Carole

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