Irish Derby 1968

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    No title - Irish sweeps Derby won by Ribero. The Curragh, County Kildare, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    M/S grandstand with mass crowds at Curragh racecourse. L/S horses parading on course. M/S 'Sir Ivor' parading. L/S horses parading. M/S 'Ribero' playing up. M/S 'Sir Ivor' playing up. L/S crowd. C/U's girls in fashionable hats. Various shots two girls standing in crowd with flowers in hair and wearing trouser suits. C/U's fashionable girls. M/S as Lester Piggott mounts 'Ribero'. M/S Liam Ward mounting 'Sir Ivor'. L/S horses parading. M/S 'Sir Ivor' still playing up. M/S men in box looking through binoculars. C/U man looking through binoculars.

    M/S pan as horses come out of gate. Camera pans with horses into the first bend. M/S crowd. C/U man with binoculars. L/S as horses come down finishing straight with 'Ribero' in the lead and 'Sir Ivor' second. 'Ribero' passes finishing line to win. M/S Lester Piggott riding the horse in, he smiles. They go into the unsaddling enclosure and he dismounts. C/U as Piggott unsaddles 'Ribero'. C/U's Piggott. C/U 'Ribero', pan to trainer's mother Mrs Houghton. M/S 'Ribero', Mrs Houghton and trainer Johnson Houghton patting horse on the nose.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56773
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2065.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:21:03:00
    Canister:
    68/54
    Sort Number:
    68/054
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    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
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    1960-1969
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