• Short Summary

    The American champion steeplechaser named, NEJI, is now in Ireland and in training at D.L.?

  • Description


    Roll No. I



    Neji having a run in his first Irish race at Gowran Park,



    The crowds which came to see him,



    cut-ins.



    The parade ring,



    Some of the horses which he ran with, Mr. What, last year's Grand National winner, Irish Coffee, another well known Irish horse,



    His owner, Mrs. Phipps who flew over from the U.S.A. to see him run. His American jockey, A.P. Smithwick. Dan. Moore, his new Irish trainer who is getting him ready for English racing.



    The horses parading, Jockey Smithwick mounting Neji.



    Roll 2.



    Neji running in the race, in which he finishes fifth.



    first takes of him running in open course.



    Then as the race finishes, with camera closing on Neji who finishes fifth.



    Last shot is Neji walking back to ring.




    Initials


    SPORT: STEEPLECHASE

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The American champion steeplechaser named, NEJI, is now in Ireland and in training at D.L. Moore's stable, Kildare. ??? Dan. Moore is getting him ready for the big English prizes, including the Gold Cup at Cheltenham. NEJI has already won over GBP34,000 in the U.S.A., and has never been beaten there. His owner hopes to win many of the big English races with this horse.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4D0KY01GGRVBLJHBI6ADO6V9W
    Media URN:
    VLVA4D0KY01GGRVBLJHBI6ADO6V9W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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