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Savoy Hotel, London, England: GV Luncheon room, main table & guests. CU Trophy to be presented to Sir Gordon. CU Sir Gordon Richards. CU Duke of Norfolk. SV A.B.Clements, Sporting Life Editor, speaks:-(Nat.sd.) Dubbing shots - SV Captain Boyd Rochfort. CU C. Smirke. SCU Trophy presented to Sir Gordon. GV Assembly applaud. SV Sir Gordon Richards speaks:-(Nat.sd.)- Dubbing scenes - SV Lester Piggott. CU W.H. Carr. SV Sir Gordon Richards concludes:-(Nat.sd.)
SOUND EFFECTS. SV A.B. Clements speaks:- "To mark this occasion we are asking Sir Gordon to accept the Silver Statuette that is inscribed to commemorate his wartime successes that warmed our hearts."
SV Sir Gordon Richards speaks:- "My career is over as a jockey, but I can honestly say that I have enjoyed every minute of it. I know I shall miss the thrills of race riding, /but never mind, I have taken to the next best thing."/
SV...."But I can imagine nothing better than a nice string of racehorses up early in the morning out on those downs, there is something that smells good about it to me. Mr. Chairman, Sporting Life, and everybody here this afternoon, Thank you for the honour you have done me."
Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard; 16th Duke of Norfolk (1908-1975), Nobility; Personalities - Sport; Social Events; Sir Gordon Richards (1904-1986), Great Britain
HAWKINS, DUDLEY, HUBBARD.
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