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Standardbred owner Sam Bowie to be featured on ESPNU Thursday
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - by Ellen Harvey, Harness Racing Communications

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Freehold, NJ --- Sam Bowie, Standardbred owner/breeder and former NBA center, will be the subject of an hour long documentary titled “Going Big” and broadcast on ESPNU this Thursday (Dec. 20) at 9 p.m. (EST).

Bowie, from Lebanon, Pa., and a star at the University of Kentucky, was drafted ahead of Michael Jordan and played in the NBA, but struggled with injuries throughout his career. Bowie lives in Lexington in retirement from basketball and has been a Standardbred owner and breeder for decades. His involvement with the horses is expected to be mentioned in the documentary.

For background on the documentary, click here.

For a schedule of when “Going Big” will be repeated on ESPNU and also ESPN2 and ESPN, click here.


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