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Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Trackdown

08/04/1981

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Racing Game, The, Series I: Trackdown
Program Number

111

Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Series revolves around Sid Halley, a champion jockey turned Private Investigator. "Odds Against" - Hunt jockey Sid Halley's racing days are over after a serious accident. To get out of his depression, Sid decides to investigate the bad luck plaguing Seabury race course. "Trackdown" - York racehorse owner Jack Beater asks Sid to find out why all his horses are losing. "Gambling Lady" - Sid and sidekick Chico Barnes investigate the death of a valuable racehorse in a road accident.

Duration

00:58:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Trackdown,” 08/04/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA93D946DDC147C49E46DFEA90D2A6AF.
MLA: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Trackdown.” 08/04/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA93D946DDC147C49E46DFEA90D2A6AF>.
APA: Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Trackdown. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA93D946DDC147C49E46DFEA90D2A6AF
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