• Short Summary

    Kilmore ridden by Fred Winter wins Grand National despite odds of 28-1.

  • Description

    This item is in colour.

    Title reads: "Grand National".

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseyside.

    L/S crowds in grandstand. Various shots punters looking at race cards,bookies and tic tac men. Various shots racehorses parading in paddock: Merriman the Second, jockey Terry Biddlecome mounting Blonde Warrior, John Lawrence mounting Taxidermist, Josh Gifford mounting Siracusa. Dave Dick on Merriman the Second leads parade onto racecourse, followed by Stan Mellor on Frenchman's Cover and Toss Tarafe. Various C/Us Mrs. Mirabelle Topham with Field Marshall Harding and Spanish Ambassador. More shots horses parading: Bobby Beasley on Nicolaus Silver, Johnny Lehane on Mr. What.

    L/S horses milling about at start. Various shots of race, intercut with shots of crowd. We see horses at Becher's Brook, Canal Turn, Valentine's Brook and the water jump. Fred Winter brings Kilmore over last fence first. Kilmore goes onto win the race, followed by Wyndburgh second and Mr. What third. Kilmore is lead off track, past crowd and into an unsaddling enclosure. A stable girl takes off the saddle, in background is Kilmore's trainer Ryan Price. Kilmore's odd of winning were 28-1!

    Note: race programme on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1717.01
    Media URN:
    53300
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:06:54:00
    Canister:
    62/28

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