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  • Short Summary

    Horse racing with girl jockeys competing at Newmarket.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " 262nd Race For The Town Plate. No male jockey turns out against 3 girl riders in famous old 4 mile race - Miss D. Saunders won on "Fay Toy"."

    Newmarket, Suffolk

    M/S girl jockey waits as three men prepare the horse for the race. Another jockey talks to men gathered round. Horse and riders are led out, and they're off. They race past camera. L/S down racecourse. Two horses approach, and the winning horse and jockey are led to the winners enclosure. Lady jockey poses, holding her saddle, next to her steaming horse, and then with the winner's cup.

    Note: Big achievement but small cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.17
    Media URN:
    33432
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:28:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1442

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