Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against
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- Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against
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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.
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against,” 07/28/1981, GBH Archives, accessed February 28, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA3D82F49EBE4D589397DB7C50C0DDEE.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against.” 07/28/1981. GBH Archives. Web. February 28, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA3D82F49EBE4D589397DB7C50C0DDEE>.
- APA: Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA3D82F49EBE4D589397DB7C50C0DDEE