The Wonder Horse From Australia 1932

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    Full title reads: "Mexico. The wonder Horse from Australia. 'Phar Lap' - who we all hope to see here - runs away from the pick of America's best to win $50,000 prize at Agua Caliente."

    Agua Caliente, Mexico.

    Crowds in front of grandstand at Horse Racing Course. High angle shot of people placing bets.

    Horses move down the track.

    More shots of people in front of the stand.

    Horses lined up at the start and then released.

    Back view of the start as the horses race down the track.

    Long view showing horses in the foreground and grandstand in the back ground. The crowds are cheering their horses on. The architecture of the stands has a Mexican look.

    High angle shot of horses racing.

    Closer shot of people watching the race (there aren't many Mexican faces in the crowd).

    More shots of the race.

    Horse No. 9, presumably Phar Lap approaches the finishing line.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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    01:48:23:00 / 01:49:37:00
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