• Short Summary

    More of the late Aga Khan's mares and fillies from his Irish and French studs were sold at the bloodstock sale at Park Paddocks, Newmarket today, and the total has now reached 142,990 guineas.

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    C.V.Pan Horses parading pan to crowd of buyers.


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    C.V. Horses being paraded.


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    M.S. Ditto.


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    S.V. Two men seated among crowd.


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    S.V.Past camera. Mrs. Haynes from U.S.A. and Mr. More O'Farrell.Ireland.


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    C.U.Pan Mr. More O'Farrell pan to Mrs. Haynes.


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    Front V. Alec Head- Aga and Ali Khan's trainer on right- on left Vincent O'Brien "Irish Trainer."


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    C.U.Pan Alec Head pan to Vincent O'Brien.


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    Track in Shot. To the Countess of Darby.


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    C.U. ? Mr.Boyd Rochford, Queens' Trainer


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    S.C.U. Earl of Roseberry.


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    S.V.Pan. Small boy pats horse that is for sale.


    13.
    C.U. Aly Khan walks past camera.


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    Side V.Pan. Ditto.


    15.
    C.U. Aly Khan talks with a trainer.


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    S.V. No.533."Rainbow" a chestnut mare-1949- sold for GBP9,500gns


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    C.U. Ditto.


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    L.V.Int. Auction Bing.


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    L.V.Towards. No.569-Dader, a brown mare (1949) being paraded around auction ring


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    S.C.U. Auctioneer.


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    S.V.into C.U. No.569-Dader sold for GBP6,500-gns.


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    L.V. People at Auction.


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    L.V. No.573 Leventina Chestnut Mare (1943) being paraded around ring.


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    C.U. Auctioneer signs books.


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    L.V. No.575 -Emali a bay mare 1945.


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    Side V. People at Auction.


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    L.V. No.575. around ring into C.U.


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    S.V.Pan to B.V. No.575 Emali being led out of auction ring-sold for GBP5,000gns


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    L.V. No.573-Leventina who sold for 12,000gns being led out.


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    C.U. No.573-Leventina.


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    Front V. Leventina & Emali worth 27,000gns together.




    Initials A.W./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: More of the late Aga Khan's mares and fillies from his Irish and French studs were sold at the bloodstock sale at Park Paddocks, Newmarket today, and the total has now reached 142,990 guineas. There are still 15 to come tomorrow.

    There was a huge crowd at the sale ring when Captain P. Harbord, of the Curragh Bloodstock Agency, bidding on behalf of the young American breeder Mr N. Butler, bought Emali for 15,000 guineas, the highest price given for one in the late Aga Khan's batch. Emali was the only mare in the catalogue certified to be in foal to Nearco, a winner of the Italian Derby and Grand Prix de Paris and one of the most successful stallions ever to stand in England.

    Californian breeder Mr Rex Ellsworth, who bought 11 of the Aga Khan's mares on Monday for 35,140 guineas, was again the biggest buyer when the second batch from the studs came into the ring this afternoon. He gave 6,700 guineas for a Fair Trial mare, Leventina.

    Dader, a lovely Dante mare, of the Pretty Polly family, was knocked down to Mr Arped Plesch for 6,300 guineas, is one of several likely to remain in Britain.

    Rainbow fetched 9,500 guineas, paid by the Anglo-Irish Agency for the eight-year-old on behalf of Mr P. O'Neill.

    Among the large and eager crowd at the sales were Aly Khan, The Earl of Rosebery, Mr Boyd Rochford (the Queen's trainer), the Countess of Derry, Mr Alec Head, the Aga's and Aly's trainer, Mr Vincent O'Brien an Irish trainer, Hon. Guy de Rothschild, from France.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEA7MO8LAGIATHJ9XODA1AGQ9G
    Media URN:
    VLVAEA7MO8LAGIATHJ9XODA1AGQ9G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
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