• Short Summary

    Gordon Richards wins his 2749th race and equals Fred Archer's record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GORDON RICHARDS EQUALS FRED ARCHER'S RECORD".

    Newmarket, Suffolk.

    Jockey Gordon Richards on horseback. Army crowd watching racing. Horses parading before the start of the race at Newmarket. Several shots of flashback to 1933 when Gordon Richards rode his 259th winner - he is cheered coming back into the unsaddling enclosure. Several shots (at Newmarket again) of start of the race. Various shots of the race. At the end, Richards is first - past the post to equal the record set by Fred Archer. Gordon Richards walking in with saddle over his arm.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1081.28
    Media URN:
    38009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:49:00 / 01:48:01:00
    Canister:
    43/33

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