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    AN UNEXPECTEDLY EASY VICTORY IN THE AGA KHAN NATION'S CUP WENT TO THE BRITISH TEAM AT THE DUBLIN HORSE SHOW TODAY (FRIDAY).

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    AN UNEXPECTEDLY EASY VICTORY IN THE AGA KHAN NATION'S CUP WENT TO THE BRITISH TEAM AT THE DUBLIN HORSE SHOW TODAY (FRIDAY). RAIN AND SLIPPERY CONDITIONS WERE AGAINST THE RIDERS AND HORSES, BUT THE BRITISH TEAM RAN OUT WINNERS AGAINST IRELAND, AUSTRALIA, NETHERLANDS AND ITALY.

    MARION COAKES ON HER TINY HORSE, STROLLER, WAS THE ARCHITECT OF BRITAIN'S WIN. A TOTAL OF 4 FAULTS IN TWO ROUNDS WAS UNEQUALLED BY ALL THE OTHER INTERNATIONAL RIDERS, SAVE FOR JOHN FAHEY OF AUSTRALIA. HER CLEAR ROUND ON THE FIRST CIRCUIT PAVED THE WAY FOR THE BRITISH WIN.

    BRITAIN TIED WITH THE MUCH-FANCIED ITALIAN TEAM IN THE FIRST ROUND WITH 8 FAULTS EACH. THEN THE ITALIANS BEGAN TO COLLECT FAULTS. THE ROCK, ITALY'S FAMOUS SHOW-JUMPING HORSE, AMASSED 16 FAULTS ON HIS SECOND CIRCUIT AND THE ITALIAN TALLY FOR THIS ROUND CAME TO 40 - PUTTING THEM BEHIND EVERYONE ELSE.

    AT THE END OF THE CONTEST FOR THE AGA KHAN NATION'S CUP, PRESIDENT DE VALERA OF EIRE PRESENTED THE TROPHY TO THE VICTORIOUS BRITISH TEAM, AND CONGRATULATED THEM ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENT. AFTERWARDS, THE WINNERS PARADED TO THE APPLAUSE OF THE LARGE CROWD OF SPECTATORS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEWTLGZ8RP4W6KZCHDQLO90XZB
    Media URN:
    VLVAEWTLGZ8RP4W6KZCHDQLO90XZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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