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Sports: Boxing / Basketball / Horse Racing #58266

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1979
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(Studio) Sports report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Alexis Arguello defeat of Alfredo Escalera in boxing; West's victory over East in NBA all-star game and selection of David Thompson as most valuable player reported Rod Carew's contract with California Angels cited. IN State victory over New Mexico State in college basketball noted. Tape shown. Steve Cauthen's recent win, ending losing streak, reported Report on Spectacular Bid, horse with chance for Triple Crown, presented. [Trainer Bud DELP - compares Bid to Secretariat and Seattle Slew.] Spectacular Bid shown winning Laurel Futurity. Harry and Teresa Meyerhoff said owners. [Mr. MEYERHOFF - expects triple crown win.] [Jockey Ron FRANKLIN - speaks of horse.] Opening of 3-yr.-old season at Gulf Stream race in Florida noted.
REPORTER: Dan Lovett (WTTV newstape)

Donaldson, Sam;
Lovett, Dan

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