• Short Summary

    Ballymoss wins the great St. Leger Stakes.

  • Description

    Doncaster, Yorkshire.

    GV. Racecourse and crowds getting ready for St. Leger race. In parade ring we see A. Breasley mounting 'Court Harwell'. 'Hesiod' and jockey Mercer walking round, alongside we see Argal II and jockey. Lester Piggott on 'Arctic Explorer' followed by Burns on 'Ballymoss'. The horses go out onto the course. The horses parading down the course. 'Arctic Explorer' walking along. Horses turning round to canter up to start. Mass of bookmakers. Bookmaker and tic-tac man at work. Bookmaker shouting odds. Money being put into bag. Man looking through binoculars. The start, horses are off as the tapes go up. Back view, 'Barred Rock' goes into the lead. Leading horses with 'Arctic Explorer' slightly behind leading horse. Crowd looking through binoculars. Horses into the straight with horse No 2 battling out with No 20 who is on the rails. 'Ballymoss' starts his challenge and comes up alongside Tenterhooks. Man looking through binoculars. As they come up towards the finish 'Ballymoss' is out in front. 'Brioche' is coming through on the rail on the outside. Court Harwell is making his challenge but 'Ballymoss' reaches the post to win. Crowd looking on. Ballymoss is led in by the owner's wife. Jockey Burns starts to dismount. Part of crowd. The owner and the winner.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:13:00 / 01:17:55:00

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