The Grand National 1965

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    Title reads: "Grand National".

    Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots crowds at race course. Various C/Us people looking a betting slips / programmes. Various C/Us trophies on display in glass cabinet.

    Various shots racehorses parading in paddock. M/S Queen Mother (Queen Elizabeth) and Princess Margaret. M/S Queen Mother looking at her horse, "The Rip". M/S of "Freddie", the favourite to win. M/S jockey mounting "The Rip". M/S jockey mounting "Nedsmar" being mounted. We see the horses leave the paddock.

    More shots crowds beside track. Various C/Us tipsters and tic-tac men. Various shots racehorses getting into starting position. Queen Mother looking through binoculars. L/S start of race. Various shots of race, intercut with shots of crowd. Good shots of horses running from travelling camera beside track. Several inevitable shots horses falling. In the last 500 yards, horses "Jay Trump" and "Freddie" break away from field and race to finishing line. "Jay Trump" wins.

    "Jay Trump" is lead past crowd, into winner's enclosure by owner-jockey Tommy Smith. "Jay Trump"s owner Mrs. Stephenson pets the horse, a sash is put around horse's neck.

    Note: Grand National programme on file.

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