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  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE KENTUCKY DERBY"

    L/S's of thousands of people gathering at the Churchill Downs race course ground in Louisville in the United States of America for the sixty fifth Kentucky Derby. L/S's of punters queuing to place bets. L/S's of the horses and Jockeys on the parade before the race. Numerous shots of the race in progress. Good slow motion shots of the favourite Johnstown running neck and neck with El Chico. Several more shots of the race, Johnstown stretches his lead, and cheered on by the crowd wins the race comfortably.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    14361
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1011.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:08:00 / 01:22:58:00
    Canister:
    39/40
    Sort Number:
    39/040
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    Kentucky
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race was held on 6 May 1939.

    Johnstown's jockey is James Stout.

    El Chico's jockey is Nick Wall.

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