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  • Short Summary

    Jockey Steve Donoghue wins the Irish 2,000 Guineas race by 5 lengths.

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    Title: "Come on Steve! was the popular slogan when 'Steve' once again, on his native soil, won the Irish 2,000 Guineas on 'Embargo' by 5 lengths".

    Panning L/S of a crowd of spectators at the race course, some are gathered around an enclosure where the competing horses are being exercised. M/S of a line horses and jockeys being walked past a crowd of spectators behind a barrier. High angled panning shot of crowds gathered around a row of bookies marking bets on their blackboard. Panning L/S of crowds in the spectator stands, many look at race through binoculars.

    Panning shot follows horses racing around the track. M/S of the winning horse and jockey (Steve Donoghue?) trotting off the track surrounded by a crowd of well-wishers and press photographers.

    Intertitle: "The famous Steve Donoghue with Mr. Harold Clarke and Mr. P. Behen at the Curragh".

    M/S of Clarke, Behan and another man standing with the tiny jockey, Donoghue, still wearing his hat and holding his crop.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:49:00 / 01:41:36:00
    G 1297

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