• Short Summary

    In one of the most exciting finishes in recent years, the 28 to one chance, Specify....

  • Description

    1.
    LS Horses (7 bunched) racing down home straight towards camera and past.
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    2.
    MS Winner led into birdcage.
    0.32



    Initials VS/22.44 VS/22.50


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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In one of the most exciting finishes in recent years, the 28 to one chance, Specify....owned by Fred Pontin and ridden by John Cook....burst through a bunched field to win today's (3 April) Aintree Grand National Steeplechase. Black Secret was second, and Astbury third.

    The race is run over a distance of nearly four and a half miles (7.2 kilometres) and includes 30 fences. Specify's time over the course was nine minutes 33.9 seconds. The win was worth GBP15,500 sterling (37,200 dollars) in first prize money.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAU5XE6GGYWC4H6W3VZYPEUEVV
    Media URN:
    VLVAAU5XE6GGYWC4H6W3VZYPEUEVV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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