• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY, WHO HAVE JUST BEGUN A TOUR OF AUSTRALIA, ATTENDED A RACE MEETING AT RANDWICK IN SYDNEY ON WEDNESDAY (1ST APRIL).

  • Description

    1.
    GV RACE COURSE STAND
    0.08

    2.
    GV QUEEN & DUKE ALONG COURSE IN OPEN LANDAU
    0.17

    3.
    CU SECTION OF CROWD
    0.21

    4.
    CU CHAIRMAN OF AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB & HIS WIFE GREET ROYALS
    0.34

    5.
    SV PARTY MOVE TO STANDS
    0.41

    6.
    GV FINISH OF OAKS STAKES WITH GAY POSS PASSING POST AS WINNER
    0.52

    7.
    SV CROWD
    0.56

    8.
    SV PRINCESS ANNE FORWARD FOR PRESENTATION
    1.02

    9.
    SLV PRINCESS PLACES SASH ON WINNER
    1.07

    10.
    SLV QUEEN WITH OFFICIALS AT PRIZE TABLE
    1.10

    11.
    SV PRESSMEN
    1.14

    12.
    MV QUEEN WITH WINNING JOCKEY
    1.17

    13.
    CU PHOTOGRAPHER
    1.18

    14.
    MV QUEEN WITH JOCKEY THEN CHATS TO OFFICIALS
    1.25

    15.
    GV STAND
    1.30

    16.
    CU PRINCESS ANNE WITH WINNING HORSE
    1.36

    17.
    CU MAN APPLAUDS
    1.41

    18.
    GV FINISH OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES
    1.50

    19.
    CI CROWD
    1.52

    20.
    GV WINNING HORSE CANTERS ACROSS COURSE
    2.00

    21.
    MV CROWD
    2.03



    Initials OJP/V/JF/PS


    SPORT: HORSE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY, WHO HAVE JUST BEGUN A TOUR OF AUSTRALIA, ATTENDED A RACE MEETING AT RANDWICK IN SYDNEY ON WEDNESDAY (1ST APRIL).

    A CROWD OF 17,000 PUNTERS AND WELL-WISHERS AT THE COURSE CHEERED LUSTILY AS QUEEN ELIZABETH, PRINCE PHILIP, PRINCE CHARLES AND PRINCESS ANNE ARRIVED IN AN OPEN LANDAU.

    THE ROYAL PARTY WAS GREETED BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB, SIR BRIAN CROWLEY, AND HIS WIFE, AND ESCORTED TO THE ROYAL BOX SITUATED IN A NEW MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GRANDSTAND. THE QUEEN, A KEEN RACEGOER, SHOWED PARTICULAR INTEREST IN THE FIELDS OF THE MAIN EVENTS.

    ONE OF THE FEATURE RACES, THE OAKS STAKES, WAS WON BY THE FAVOURITE "GAY POSS".

    TRAINER BART CUMMINGS RECEIVED THE TROPHY ...A STERLING SILVER FRUIT DISH.... FROM PRINCESS ANNE. SHE LATER PRESENTED JOCKEY ROY HIGGINS WITH A GOLD-MOUNTED WHIP.

    ANOTHER FEATURE RACE, THE QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES, RESULTED IN A WIN FOR AN 80 TO 1 OUTSIDER IN THE FIELD.

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE ROYAL FAMILY FLEW SOUTH TO TASMANIA TO CONTINUE THEIR TOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA28QL7DG49F5ZWRVQ5ERSQJ4BL
    Media URN:
    VLVA28QL7DG49F5ZWRVQ5ERSQJ4BL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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