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    Item title reads - Racing has new start.

    New starting stalls introduced at Newmarket, Suffolk.

    M/S horses milling round the start of the 1960 Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot. A horse charges the tapes throwing Linden Mercer and treading on him. M/S's of the new starting stalls being towed into position at Newmarket. M/S crowds walking up to inspect the stalls. M/S crowds around the stalls. C/U numbers on the stalls. Various shots of the padded stalls. C/U of the battery which supplies the power for the stalls, pan up to starting button on handle.

    M/S of the horses arriving at the start for Chesterfield Stakes. C/U man closing the stalls. M/S of the horses being led into the stalls. C/U starter's hand operating switch. M/S of the stalls opening and the horses getting away to a reasonably level start.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55515
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1812.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:20:39:00
    Canister:
    65/56
    Sort Number:
    65/056
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Novel Snob
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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