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    SIX DAYS SUPERB HORSE-JUMPING CAME TO A CLIMAX IN LONDON TONIGHT (SATURDAY).AT STAKE WAS THE?

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    SIX DAYS SUPERB HORSE-JUMPING CAME TO A CLIMAX IN LONDON TONIGHT (SATURDAY).AT STAKE WAS THE MAJOR INDIVIDUAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION IN THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW AT WEMBLEY STADIUM.

    THREE RIDERS ALL HAD CLEAR EARLY ROUNDS AND TOOK PARTS IN A TIMED JUMP-OFF FOR THE PRIZE.IT WAS WON BY PETER ROBESON, THE BRITISH OLYMPIAN, RIDING FIRECREST.

    FILM BEGINS WITH TWO RIDERS IN THE EARLY ROUNDS: BRITAIN'S A.FIEDLER, ON VIBART, AND ITALY'S CAPTAIN R.D'INZEO, ON GOWRAN GIRL.FIEDLER HAD FOUR FAULTS AND CAPT.D'INZEO EIGHT FAULTS.

    IN THE JUMP-OFF STRONG OPPOSITION WAS PROVIDED BY WEST GERMANY'S HANS GUNTER WINKLER, ON ROMANUS.LIKE ROBESON, HE HAD CLEAR ROUND, BUT HIS TIME WAS NINE-TENTHS OF A SECOND SLOWER - 35.2 SECONDS AGAINST 36.1 SECONDS.WINKLER CAME SECOND.

    THIRD WAS IRELAND'S SEAMUS HAYES, ON GOODBYE.HE HAD THE QUICKEST ROUND - 34.7 SECONDS - BUT KNOCKED A POLE TO COST HIM THE TITLE.AFTER THE PRESENTATION OF PRIZES, A PROUD ROBESON LED A STRING OF HORSES ROUND THE STADIUM FOR A FINAL SALUTE FROM THE CROWD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5BI25FT8ETH5QHUJHKO6QSGS4
    Media URN:
    VLVA5BI25FT8ETH5QHUJHKO6QSGS4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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