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Fixed Horse Races #20997

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 13, 1972
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(Studio) House Crime Committee hears testimony that most E. Coast horse races are fixed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) [Horse racing specialist, "Bobby BYRNE" - describes using drugs to slow horses, betting on others. Only winners tested for drugs.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(NYC) [New York State Racing Cmsn., Dr. James BREWER - says losing horses are not given saliva test for drugs due to expense.] Says not many horses tested are found to have been drugged.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:03:10

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