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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the National Hunt Steeplechase at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Blue tinted.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Amateur riders' Grand National. Mr P. Dennis on "Ardvasar" wins National Hunt Steeplechase coveted prize at "Chasing's Ascot". Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

    L/S as horses are led around the enclosure, L/S as they are led along in a line. L/S as the horses approach a fence and jump over it, one falls and another refuses and rides the other way. Various shots as the race continues and they take the various jumps along the route. M/S from the side of the horses racing along.

    Various shots as they jump other fences. M/S from the side as they race along again. L/S as two jump over a fence, one falls badly and does not get up again, the jockey looks uninjured. L/S as Ardvasar races past the finish line. Mr Dennis rides the horse into the enclosure and dismounts.

    Note: this item is tinted blue, there is a shorter black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0380*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:59:00 / 01:27:34:00
    G 1171

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