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  • Short Summary

    Horse racing for female jockeys at Newmarket.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Girl jockeys beat men in historic race for Town Plate instituted in 1665, by King Charles II".

    Newmarket race course, Suffolk.

    M/S of horses and jockeys (male and female) being led onto race track. L/S of start of race, camera pans to follow horses around the track.

    Intertitle reads: "Miss Iris Rickaby on 'Stephania' beats Miss Eileen Joel least year's winner, by four lengths".

    L/S of race, in foreground small crowd of men watch, some stand on edge of track. Pan to show Iris riding over finishing line. High angled L/S of Iris on Stephania being led into winners enclosure. Large crowd gathers around, including cameramen and press photographers. M/S of Iris steadying here horse who is made nervous by crowds. M/S of Iris being presented with a trophy cup by another woman (Eileen Joel, perhaps?). C/U of Iris holding the cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    644.11
    Media URN:
    26235
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:57:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1338

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