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Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against

07/28/1981

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against
Program Number

110

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

00:58:42

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against,” 07/28/1981, GBH Archives, accessed November 28, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA3D82F49EBE4D589397DB7C50C0DDEE.
MLA: “Mystery!; Racing Game, The, Series I: Odds Against.” 07/28/1981. GBH Archives. Web. November 28, 2022. <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
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