CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 07, 1978
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(Studio) Jockey Steve Cauthen's return to work at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York after Saturday's winning of Kentucky Derby noted. New York Racing Association film shown. Report is on cleanup at Churchill Downs.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Louisville, Kentucky) (Tape video difficulty.) Report on trash cleanup at Churchill Downs. [Judy SULLIVAN - finds aluminum cans.] [Elsie WARREN - likes to see what happened day before.] Derby winner Affirmed's exercise for day noted. Details of Derby given, include late challenge to Affirmed, ridden by Cauthen, by favorite in race, Alydar. [CAUTHEN - talks about race.] Celebration of Steve's victory by his nearby hometown of Walton, Kentucky, noted. [Walton Mayor William KING - states instructions to police about keeping celebration in order.] [Bernard STEPHENSON - says it's honor for townspeople.] Luncheon near Lexington, Kentucky, mentioned. [Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew's former owner Karen TAYLOR - talks about Cauthen.] [Former Slew owner Mickey TAYLOR - talks about Cauthen.] Question of whether Cauthen will be youngest ever to win Triple Crown mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Faw
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