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Investigation into horse racing corruption

Title
Investigation into horse racing corruption
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
26 Apr 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Jockey John Francome and bookmaker John Banks were at the centre of an inquiry, for discussing the performance of horses in training. Although cleared of corruption charges, the penalties imposed for damaging conduct, including fines and bans, were harsh. The speakers include: Jockey Club spokesman Tony Fairburn; John Banks; John Francome. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Tony Fairburn; John Banks; John Francome
Keywords
Sport; Crime; Horse racing; Corruption; Horses; Gambling; Jockeys; Jockey Club; Bookmakers (gambling); John Francome; John Banks

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