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  Friday, 4 October, 2002, 17:38 GMT 18:38 UK
Happened on this day - 4 October
On this day in history
2001: The Government scraps plans to hold the World Athletics Championships in London in 2005.

1933: Gordon Richards rides all six winners on the card on the opening day of two at Chepstow.

Richards, later to be knighted, had won the last race of the previous day at Wolverhampton and rode the first five winners on the second day at Chepstow but his run ended at 12 successive victories when he finished third in the 4.30.

1895: The first US Open Golf Championship takes place at Newport, Rhode Island.

The winner was English-born Horace Rawlins with a total score of 173 from rounds of 91 and 82.

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