• Short Summary

    'Rod and Gun' wins National Hunt Steeplechase, horse is owned by J. H. Whitney.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cheltenham Races. National hunt steeplechase".

    Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire.

    Various shots of horses and jockeys being led past crowds in grandstands. Various panning shots following horses as they race around the track. Various shots of horses jumping over fences - several jockeys fall from the saddle. More shots of race and winner reaching finishing line. M/S of winning horse - 'Rod and Gun' being led off track.

    Winning horse is ridden by Mr. H. A. Jones and is owned by American millionaire, Mr. J. H. Whitney.

    Other horses in the race include 'Old Spinster', 'Castle View', 'Sydney' and 'Top Tor'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    821.13
    Media URN:
    9641
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:03:00 / 01:15:10:00
    Canister:
    35/21

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race was run on 13 March 1935.

    "Mr J H Whitney" is John Hay Whitney.

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