• Short Summary

    SLY MOONGOOSE WON THE AUSTRALIAN STAKES CHALLENGE TROPHY ON SUNDAY (18TH OCTOBER) AT THE ACCRA TURF CLUB.

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    SLY MOONGOOSE WON THE AUSTRALIAN STAKES CHALLENGE TROPHY ON SUNDAY (18TH OCTOBER) AT THE ACCRA TURF CLUB. THE TROPHY, DONATED BY A PROMINENT AUSTRALIAN, SIR KENNETH LUKE, IS AIMED AT STRENGTHENING THE FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN GHANA AND AUSTRALIA.

    SLY MONGOOSE, RIDDEN BY 25 YEAR OLD ADZRA, TOOK AN EARLY LEAD IN THE EIGHT-FURLONG EVENT. HE HELD OFF A LATE CHALLENGE BY ANOTHER FAVOURITE, TOP SECRET RIDDEN BY KANTARA KAMARA, IN A THRILLING NECK TO NECK DUEL ON THE HOME STRETCH.

    THE WINNER'S OWNER, MRS. BETTY QUARSHIE-IDUN, WILL KEEP THE TROPHY FOR A YEAR. IT WAS PRESENTED BY MRS. BIRGIT WOOLCOTT, WIFE OF MR. RICHARD WOOLCOTT, THE AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER IN GHANA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1X4N36S5Z662Q319FW38AKPQL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1X4N36S5Z662Q319FW38AKPQL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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