• Short Summary

    Outsider 'Birum' won first prize of GBP20,000 at France's top horse race of the year - the Paris Grand Prix over one mile seven furlongs at Longchamp at June 28.

  • Description

    1.
    TV. Start and PAN of race.
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    2.
    LV.PAN.And towards bend.
    0.17

    3.
    TV.PAN.Rounding bend into country.
    0.34

    4.
    SHOT. Horses racing towards on rails.
    0.46

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    LV. Horses rounding bend.
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    PAN. Horses rounding bend and PAN of race.
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    TV. Horses round bend into finishing straight.
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    8.
    LV. Towards, finish of race.
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    Initials JRG/AHS/CW


    SPORT: HORSE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Outsider 'Birum' won first prize of GBP20,000 at France's top horse race of the year - the Paris Grand Prix over one mile seven furlongs at Longchamp at June 28.

    Owned by Andre Belinguier, ridden by Louis Flavien, 'Birum' led by a short head in a photo-finish over 'Le Loup Garou', owner Count d'Audiffret-Pasquier, rider Bernard Margueritte.

    All 18 horses in the race - the 92nd - were three year olds and French.

    Despite the muggy wet day, French society were not deterred from spending a day at this race of the year.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VX9Y1H3T1GOM7QAISW7HFG49
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VX9Y1H3T1GOM7QAISW7HFG49
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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