WBZ Archives: Betting on the Kentucky Derby at Suffolk Downs

It’s Derby Day! Flashback to this day in 1984 when Suffolk Downs was ahead of the curve, allowing people to bet remotely on the Kentucky Derby.

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  1. Susan Hill says:

    This commercial is great, but it would be nice if you could identify all the people in the original. I recognize most, but can’t remember the names. Love seeing Barry Burbank in the same segment both old & new.

  2. Hi Susan. Here is a complete shot-by-shot breakdown of everyone in the original production and the remake: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/03/26/wbz-one-4-all-promo-remake/

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