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Sports: Basketball, Gymnastics, Horse Racing #95202

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 03, 1985
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(NYC) Georgetown-Syracuse, IN-Iowa basketball games reported; IN coach Bobby Knight noted suspended for recent tantrum. Films shown. Mary Lou Retton reported winning America's Cup gymnastic championships; films shown courtesy CBS Sports. Chief's Crown race horse featured; career so far noted. Films shown courtesy NBC Sports. Devil's Bag's failure to reach Kentucky Derby recalled. [Trainer Roger LAURIN - cites complexity of horse racing.] Chief's Crown's recent illness discussed; roles of assistant trainer Steve Jordan and groom Eddie Sweat, both of whom worked with Secretariat, explained. Laurin's father, Lucien Laurin, noted Secretariat's trainer; Chief's Crown's owner and jockey mentioned, shown. [LAURIN - hopes to win.] Chief's Crown's lineage outlined. [SWEAT, LAURIN - praise Chief's Crown.] [JORDAN - agrees.] Mystery writer Dick Francis mentioned, shown. [LAURIN - looks for horse's aggressive attitude.] [JORDAN, LAURIN - comment.] [SWEAT - would like Triple Crown.] Chief's Crown's probable future outlined.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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