• Short Summary

    Esquire, the outsider, 40 to 1 chace at the bookies, wins the Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "40-1 CHANCE WINS CAMBRIDGESHIRE."

    Newmarket, Cambridgeshire.

    Various shots of the crowds, tic-tac men at work, bookies, paddock with horses parading around etc. Princess Elizabeth (later the Queen Elizabeth II) in the paddock. Horses and jockeys coming onto course getting ready for the race.

    Close up shot of starter. Gates go off, the race starts. Various shots of the race and the crowd watching. The finish of the race - winner Esquire with jockey Guy Packer.

    GORDON RICHARDS RIDES HIS 3000th WINNER

    Several shots of another race - jockey Gordon Richards winning his 3000th race. Close up shot of Richards on horse, entering paddock and unsaddling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1169.12
    Media URN:
    40369
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:18:00 / 01:22:01:00
    Canister:
    45/89

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