• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 35-THOUSAND HARNESS RACING FANS JAMMED ROOSEVELT RACEWAY IN NEW YORK CITY ON THURSDAY (20 FEBRUARY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE 1964 SEASON.

  • Description

    1.
    LS ROOSEVELT RACEWAY - CARS PULL UP
    0.04

    2.
    MS CROWDS ENTER
    0.08

    3.
    MS CROWDS AT BETTING WINDOWS
    0.10

    4.
    LS INT..PEOPLE AT TABLES
    0.12

    5.
    MS PACE CAR STARTS HORSES OFF
    0.19

    6.
    LS HORSES IN BACK STRETCH
    0.27

    7.
    MS CROWD
    0.28

    8.
    LS HORSES ROUND TURN AND FINISH
    0.48



    Initials


    SPORT: HORSE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MORE THAN 35-THOUSAND HARNESS RACING FANS JAMMED ROOSEVELT RACEWAY IN NEW YORK CITY ON THURSDAY (20 FEBRUARY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE 1964 SEASON.

    IT WAS THE SECOND LARGEST OPENING NIGHT CROWD IN 24 RACING SEASONS...DESPITE TEMPERATURES IN THE MID-20'S. THEY PLACES A SURPRISING TOTAL OF TWO MILLION 350 THOUSAND DOLLARS. LAST YEAR BETTING AT THE TRACK AVERAGED ABOUT ONE MILLION 750 THOUSAND DOLLARS NIGHTLY.

    THE FEATURE RACE ... THE 75 HUNDRED DOLLAR GOVERNOR RICHARD NICOLLS PACE ... WAS WON BY THE FAVOURITE, DOC HO???, A 7-YEAR OLD GELDING DRIVEN BY LARRY GARTON. THE TIME WAS 2 MINUTES 7 SECONDS FOR THE MILE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4Y9PUVA6LS5FY25M65OND0FC2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4Y9PUVA6LS5FY25M65OND0FC2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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