• Short Summary

    Jockey Gordon Richards wins his 247th race of the season breaking a long standing record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Liverpool. Gordon Richards - does it! On the world famous Aintree Course where he rode his first winner 13 year ago - where Fred Archer made his record - and on the anniversary of that great Jockey's death, truly truth is stranger than fiction!"

    Aintree Race Course, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    MS of Jockey Gordon Richards wearing coat in parade ring. Richards mounts his ride for that race. Horses move down to the start.

    Various shots of horses racing.

    CU Gordon Richards after race. He is speaking but sadly soundtrack has run out.

    More shots of Richards riding during the race that won him his record breaking 247th winner. He is cheered into the winner's enclosure.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.35
    Media URN:
    6703
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:59:00 / 01:41:48:00
    Canister:
    33/90

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