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Sports: Baseball / Harness Racing #500081

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 09, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Upcoming baseball all-star game mentioned. New York Yankees' loss to Milwaukee Brewers reported; players mentioned. Report on last Grand Circuit harness racing at Historic Track in Goshen, New York, near NYC. Film shown. Elimination of betting at track at death of its subsidizer E. Roland Harriman, upon his request, noted; Harriman's death in February reported President Ulysses South Grant's attendance at track races and harness racing's greatest horse, Hambletonian, mentioned. [WOMAN - says no other track, include Monticello, is same as this one.] [MAN - tells why his family comes here.] [Horseman Del MILLER - describes feelings on last day of racing here.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap (WPIX-TV newstape)

Savitch, Jessica

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