• Short Summary

    Thursday (June 17) was Ladies Day at The Royal Ascot horserace meeting in England - the traditional day when women racegoers wear their biggest and most flamboyant hats.

  • Description

    Thursday (June 17) was Ladies Day at The Royal Ascot horserace meeting in England - the traditional day when women racegoers wear their biggest and most flamboyant hats.
    SYNOPSIS: People travel from all over the world to take part in the annual carnival atmosphere of Royal Ascot. This year the day was marred by overcast weather -- but this didn't deter the crowds.
    Fashions, some more eyecatching than practical, provided part of a good day's entertainment for all.
    Many an aspiring model has made her debut at Royal Ascot - the place where everyone goes to look at everyone else.
    Inside the course, the atmosphere is slightly more serious. Once the ladies have finished their show, the racing begins. This year, champion jockey Lester Piggott won on the French-trained horse Sagaro. it was Piggott's seventh Ascot Gold Cup win. BBC Commentator Peter O'Sullivan describes the finish of the race.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADUA03BPJSWM12C7NJ591LKTBE
    Media URN:
    VLVADUA03BPJSWM12C7NJ591LKTBE
    Group:
    Reuters BBC UK - pre 1996
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    UNITED KINGDOM: LADIES DAY AT ASCOT.

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