• Short Summary

    Black Tarquin wins the St. Leger race at Doncaster.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BLACK TARQUIN WINS THE ST. LEGER".

    Doncaster, Yorkshire.

    Mass crowds at Doncaster racecourse gathered for St Leger. General view of Royal car driving through cheering crowds, pan to back view. Packed crowds around bookies. Bookie at work. Close up shot of hands receiving bets. Long shot, St. Leger race board going up. Close up shot of the board. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) in paddock, she puts on raincoat helped by another woman. Horse No 12, Black Tarquin, parading round. Jockey talking to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Horses and jockeys parading round paddock. King and Queen walking towards camera. Pan, Gordon Richards riding out of paddock for parade. Horses parading up course. Angle shot, Royal family in box, watching, King in background, smoking a cigarette. Start of the race, pan with horses as they run. People looking through binoculars. Pan with horses racing, closer shot. Angle shot, Royal family in box looking through binoculars. Long shot, towards and pan, finish of race. The winner is Black Tarquin, 2nd Alycidon, 3rd Solar Slipper. Winner being led in. Jockey, Edgar Britt, dismounts. Close up shot of a bookie paying out money. Bookie counting money for winners. Close up, pan, Black Tarquin being led away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:39:00 / 01:07:48:00

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