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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers of the Guards Regiment try their hand at Horse racing at Bicester.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bicester. A Grand National in Miniature. Hard Riding Soldier Jockeys take many a toss in Guards Point-to-Point Races."

    Bicester, Oxfordshire.

    Jockeys - soldiers from the Guards Regiment - mount their horses. A crowd of people stand outside marquees to watch. The jockeys ride their mounts down to the start of the race.

    Various shots of horsemen racing and taking jumps. Many of the riders are wearing hunting clothes rather than jockey's silks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    763.19
    Media URN:
    8359
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:50:00 / 01:32:10:00
    Canister:
    31/20

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