• Short Summary

    THE SUPREME SHOW-JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE RONSON TROPHY AT THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW WAS WON TONIGHT (SATURDAY) BY WILLIAM BARKER OF NORTHALLERTON, YORKSHIRE, ON HIS SEVEN YEAR OLD MARE NORTH FLIGHT.

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    THE SUPREME SHOW-JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE RONSON TROPHY AT THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW WAS WON TONIGHT (SATURDAY) BY WILLIAM BARKER OF NORTHALLERTON, YORKSHIRE, ON HIS SEVEN YEAR OLD MARE NORTH FLIGHT.

    BRITAIN TOOK THE FIRST THREE PLACES IN THE RONSON TROPHY.FIRST WILLIAM BARKER ON NORTH FLIGHT, SECOND, JUDY CRAGO ON SPRING FEVER AND THIRD, HARVEY SMITH ON HARVESTER VI.

    NORTH FLIGHT WAS THE ONLY HORSE FROM THE FIELD OF 26 TO GET THREE CLEAR ROUNDS IN THIS COMPETITION.IN THE JUMP-OFF AGAINST THE CLOCK, 19-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM BARKER ON NORTH FLIGHT WAS THE FIRST AROUND THE COURSE, AND ALTHOUGH THEY ROCKED TWO POLES AT THE START THEY FINISHED A ROUND WITHOUT A FAULT IN 29.5 SECONDS.

    THE HARRINGAY SPURS TROPHY, AWARDED TO THE RIDER GAINING THE GREATEST NUMBER OF POINTS IN THE UM JUMPING COMPETITION ON TWO HORSES, WAS WON BY HARVEY SMITH WITH SEA HAWK AND HARVEST MOON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7P87TIZB8NKTEQ9DWQA116ASD
    Media URN:
    VLVA7P87TIZB8NKTEQ9DWQA116ASD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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