• Short Summary

    A GERMAN RIDER AND HORSE TONIGHT (MONDAY) WON THE FIRST MAJOR EVENT OF THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW WHICH OPENED IN LONDON THIS EVENING.

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    A GERMAN RIDER AND HORSE TONIGHT (MONDAY) WON THE FIRST MAJOR EVENT OF THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW WHICH OPENED IN LONDON THIS EVENING.ODETTE, RIDEN BY HERR VON OPEL, OF WEST GERMANY, WON THE FINAL OF THE BUTLIN CHAMPIONSHIP - A TIME TRIAL FROM A FULL INTERNATIONAL FIELD.

    THE BUTLIN CHAMPIONSHIP IS NOW AN ANNUAL EVENT AT THE SHOW, WITH A PERPETUAL TROPHY DONATED BY BUSINESSMAN, SIR BILLY BUTLIN.SEVENTY-FOUR HORSES AND RIDERS ENTERED FOR THE EVENT WHICH DEMANDS A SPEED OVER AND BETWEEN THE JUMPS AND BARRIERS OF 382 YARDS (350 METRES) A MINUTE.

    AN EXCEPTIONALLY STIFF STANDARD ELIMINATED MANY OF THE ENTRANTS AND BY THE END OF THE EVENING ONLY A HANDFUL OF COMPETITORS WERE LEFT TO RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK.AMONG THEM HORSES AND RIDERS FROM BRITAIN, HOLLAND, BRAZIL, WEST GERMANY AND SOUTH AFRICA.

    HOWEVER, IT WAS THE OVERSEAS COMPETITORS WHO PROVED BEST ON THE NIGHT WITH ODETTE TAKING THE FIRST PALCE; ROYAL SEARCHER RIDEN BY R.GTAYSTON OF SOUTH AFRICA, SECOND; AND, FORTUN RIDEN BY H.G.WINKLER OF WEST GERMANY, THIRD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAU318WD5H4VVWWQL89WO7BWCZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAU318WD5H4VVWWQL89WO7BWCZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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