• Short Summary

    MONGO, A FOUR-YEAR-OLD CHESTNUT COLT, LED ALL THE WAY TO WIN THE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AT LAUREL PARK, MARYLAND, ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. GRANDSTAND.
    0.03

    2.
    MLV.RACE STARTS.
    0.11

    3.
    CU. WOMAN WATCHING.
    0.12

    4.
    LV. HORSES COME AROUND TURN.
    0.22

    5.
    CU. MAN WATCHING.
    0.25

    6.
    LV. HORSES AT FAR TURN.
    0.33

    7.
    CU.WOMAN WATCHING.
    0.35

    8.
    LV. HORSES IN FAR STRETCH.
    0.41

    9.
    MV. CROWD WATCHING.
    0.43

    10.
    LV. HORSES AROUND NEAR TURN.
    0.48

    11.
    LV. HORSES DOWN STRAIGHT.
    0.56

    12.
    MV. CROWD.
    0.59

    13.
    MV. HORSE GETS WINNERS WREATH.
    1.05

    14.
    MV. "OBJECTION" SIGN.
    1.08

    15.
    MV. WINNER'S CIRCLE.
    1.12



    Initials JT/V/RM/PB


    SPORT: HORSE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MONGO, A FOUR-YEAR-OLD CHESTNUT COLT, LED ALL THE WAY TO WIN THE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AT LAUREL PARK, MARYLAND, ON MONDAY.MONGO FINISHED HALF A LENGTH AHEAD OF KELSO, ANOTHER AMERICAN HORSE AND HOT FAVOURITES, TO TAKE THE 150,000-DOLLAR RACE, RUN OVER 1 1/2 MILES.IT WAS THE THIRD SUCCESSIVE TIME KELSO HAD BEEN PIPPED AT THE POST.

    TWO MINUTES AFTER THE FINISH, KELSO'S RIDER, MEXICAN ISMAEL VALENZUELA, OBJECTED TO THE RESULT, CLAIMING INTERFERENCE BY MONGO.BUT THE STEWARDS OVERRULED THE OBJECTION.

    TWELVE LENGTHS BEHIND KELSO IN THIRD PLACE WAS THE FRENCH HORSE NYRCOS, RIDDEN BY M.GARCIA.FOURTH WAS THE ENGLISH HORSE ESPRESSO, WITH MELBOURNE JOCKEY BILL WILLIAMSON IN THE SADDLE.OTHER RUNNERS IN FINISHING ORDER WERE: MISTI (FRANCE), 5; IVORY TOWER (USSR), 6; IMPERIAL II (HUNGARY), 7; FERUMBRAS (VENEZUELA), 8; CHRISTMAS ISLAND (IRELAND), 9; BRYANSK (USSR), 10.FOR A TWO-DOLLAR STAKE ON THE TOTE, MONGO BACKERS RECEIVED 9.60 DOLLARS FOR A WIN, AND 2.80 DOLLARS FOR A PLACE.

    MONGO, ON THE RAILS, CHRISTMAS ISLAND, KELSO AND IMPERIAL II DOMINATED THE EARLY RUNNING.BUT HALF-A-MILE (800 METRES) FROM THE FINISH, CHRISTMAS ISLAND WEAKENED AS THE TWO AMERICAN HORSES DREW CLEAR.NYRCOS OFFERED A SLIGHT CHALLENGE, BUT FADED AT THE TWO-FURLONG (400-METRE) POST, ALLOWING MONGO AND KELSO TO COAST TO THE WINNING POST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4TS8VUM0P7KR1UD353SYYIH8R
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TS8VUM0P7KR1UD353SYYIH8R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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