Huge crowds flock to see the Derby. Sansovino wins.
Title: "The Derby - 1924".
Intertitle: "Wet and dismal conditions did not prevent a record attendance".
Intertitle: "But were soon sorted out by Police Traffic controllers from captive balloon".
M/S of a policeman being strapped into a wooden frame by colleagues than hangs under a mini-Zeppelin. L/S of the airborne Zeppelin. M/S of a traffic jam of cars and buses. High angled shot of a horse drawn stage coach driving through a crowd.
Intertitle: "The KING arrives".
M/S of a convoy of horse drawn carriages (presumably containing King George V) coming through a cheering crowd. M/S of spectators walking next to the course.
Intertitle: "The Parade".
Various shots of horses and jockeys being lead past the crowds.
Intertitle: "The Start".
High angled shot of horses and jockeys lining up for the start of the race - after an initial false start, the horses race off. Various L/Ss of the race.
Intertitle: "The Finish".
High angled shot of horses racing.
Intertitle: "SANSOVINO wins the Empire Year Derby - the first Winner for the great sporting House of Derby for 137 years".
High angled L/S of the winning jockey riding through a crowd of spectators, mounted policemen clear a path. C/U of the winning horse being lead through the crowd.
After several seconds of spacing, another version of this story follows.
The version is almost identical to the first.
Additional Intertitle: "Traffic 'jams' were frequent - and no wonder with over 15,000 cars alone on the road".
More shots of the traffic jam. More shots of the race in progress including some slow motion shots.