• Short Summary

    Royal Ascot Gold Cup is won by Zarathustra.

  • Description


    GV. Crowds at Ascot. SV. Top shot, people walking about. SV. Towards, three coloured people, two of them in traditional costume. SV. Towards, three girls in lovely dresses and hats. LV. Suzy Volterra standing and talking. GV. The parade ring. SV. Parade ring, the Queen and royal party with jockey Harry Carr who is riding he Queen's colt Atlas. LV. Atlas walking round. SV. Towards, Queen leaves the parade ring, Queen Mother is behind her. LV. Carr mounts Atlas. LV. Cambremer being mounted. CU. Woman shielding her eyes from the sun. GV. Horses leave parade ring for the track. GV. Top shot, horses parade round track. SCU. Atlas with Harry Carr. SV. Zarathustra parading. SCU. Man and woman looking through binoculars. GV. Horses parade around at the start of race in front of the tapes. AS. Starter gets onto platform. SV. Horses start to come into line, the tapes go up and they are away. Atlas is out in front closely followed by Donald, pan to back view. CU. Woman looking through binoculars. TV. Pan as the horses come past the stands first time round with Atlas making the running. Pan to back view, horses start for country. CU. Woman with binoculars. GV. Bend leading into the straight, horses appear, they sweep round and turn into straight. Zarathustra laying second at this point, he starts to make challenge. Atlas still in the lead. GV. Pan as Lester Piggott is urging Zarathustra to front, he is being hotly challenged by Cambremer, Atlas is losing ground. Over on the rails trying to make an effort is Tissot but Zarathustra is in the middle of the field now holding off Cambremer. Tissot is making a strong effort but the winner passes the post closely followed by Cambremer and Tissot on the rails. GV. Piggott rides in on Zarathustra. SV. Towards, Piggott rides in and dismounts. Zarathustra is the winner.

    (Neg. Lav.) (Title Scene E)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:11:00 / 01:48:36:00

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