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    Full title reads: "Ascot. The Gold Cup".

    Ascot, Berkshire. Top Horse Race won by Irish mare 'Gladness'.

    CU Gold Cup standing in satin lined case. GV Course at Ascot and crowds. GV Crowds around the tote. CU Panning shot of Mr Gulbenkian, the oil king. SV Fashions in the crowds. CU Two girls, one wearing weird hat. CU Girl wearing rose hat, she turns sharply to look at someone else. SV Lady in sheath type dress, big hat and holding fur coat talking to gentleman. GV Crowded course. SV Girl waving. SV Girl talking to man, camera pans down to show the girl with balloon type dress and the man with drainpipe trousers. GV Horses parading in paddock. LV Panning shot of jockeys entering the paddock. GV Crowds. LV Panning shot of 'Doutelle', Queen Elizabeth II's horse. LV Jockey WH Carr talking to the royal party which includes Queen, Princess Margaret and Queen Mother. LV 'Gladness' parading. SV Men. SV Piggott mounting 'Gladness'. LV Panning shot of Carr mounting 'Doutelle' and being led out of the paddock. CU Girl in big hat looking on. Zoom shot as horses parade round the course. LV Board of runners. CU Girl looking through binoculars. LV Horses coming up to the start and the tapes go up. CU Lady wearing pretty hat LV Pan 'Flying Flag II' leading the field followed closely by 'Alcastus', 'Alexis' and 'Gladness'. CU Man through binoculars. GV Pan horses coming round bend and into the final straight. 'Gladness' challenges and goes into the lead and then 'Hornbeam' starts to chase him and 'Doutelle' comes up. LV Pan 'Gladness' ahead of 'Hornbeam' as he passes the post. GV 'Gladness' led in to winner's enclosure with Lester Piggott up. LV Queen and Queen Mother standing in the enclosure. SV Lester Piggott unsaddling and patting horse. LV Queen stroking 'Doutelle' and then the Queen Mother strokes him watched by Princess Margaret. SV Queen Mother. Pan to the Duke of Norfolk standing in the background as the Queen stands talking to gentleman, on the extreme right is Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:20:00 / 01:31:51:00
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  • Appears in...

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

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