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    ONE OF EUROPE'S PRINCIPAL ANNUAL SHOW JUMPING TOURNAMENTS OPENED IN LONDON ON MONDAY. THIS IS?

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    ONE OF EUROPE'S PRINCIPAL ANNUAL SHOW JUMPING TOURNAMENTS OPENED IN LONDON ON MONDAY. THIS IS THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW WHICH CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AT THE WHITE CITY STADIUM -- AN ARENA WHICH ONCE HOUSED THE OLYMPIC GAMES. ON THE FIRST DAY THE MAIN EVENT WAS THE HORSE AND HOUND CUP.

    THE MEETING HAS ATTRACTED ENTRIES FROM ITALY, SPAIN, GERMANY, HOLLAND, IRELAND -- AND AUSTRALIA, AS WELL AS THE FINEST BRITISH HORSES AND RIDERS. THE SPECTATORS TOO HAVE COME FROM MANY PARTS OF EUROPE -- AND INCLUDE SOME WELL-KNOWN FACES. AMONG THEM -- PRINCESS MARINA, A KEEN HORSEWOMAN. AFTER THE HORSE AND HOUND CUP SHE PRESENTED THE TROPHY TO THE WINNING HORSE.

    QUALIFYING EVENTS FOR THE HORSE AND HOUND CUP WERE HELD THROUGHOUT THE DAY -- AND THE SEVEN BEST FROM EACH OF THESE COMPLETED IN THE FINAL. IT PRODUCED SOME FAMOUS NAMES. H. MEYER FROM WEST GERMANY WAS ON DEICHGRAF -- WHICH FINISHED SECOND. BARRY ROYCROFT OF AUSTRALIA WAS UNSUCCESSFUL ONE GENOE. CAPTAIN DE VALLEJO FROM SPAIN RODE OPIUM, WHILE G. MANCINELLI FROM ITALY, RODE THE ROCK. BUT IT WAS AN ENGLISH RIDER, DAVID BOSTON BARKER, WHO WON ON NORTHERN RIDING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE6BIH5HFBLWSI94F8G5BE4CD8
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6BIH5HFBLWSI94F8G5BE4CD8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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