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    Grand National hopefuls in training.

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    LV. Race horse trainer Sol Parker's string of horses led by Pippykin coming out onto the sands at Rhyl, Wales. SCU. Pan, Pippykin being exercised on the sands. LV. Mr Sol Parker's string of horses galloping across the sands. LV. Mrs Topham watching men preparing one of the jumps on the Grand National course at Aintree. SV. One of the workmen building up the fence. SV. Mrs Topham inspecting Beechers Brook. LV. Stables at Aintree which accommodate 270 horses. CU. Name plate on door of stable showing horses which have won the Grand National in 1901, 1902, 1906, 1915, 1933 and with Royal Mail in 1037. CU. Name on door of No 10. "Lovely Cottage" 1946. SCU. Showing 1955 "Quare Times". LV. Race horse trainer Frank Hudson standing alongside with Sundew. CU. Sundew. CU. Mr Hudson. SV. Towards and pan, Sundew being galloped across field. GV. Horses parading round Mr Rimmell's stable. SV. Mr Rimmell standing alongside Mrs Carver's E.S.B. John Pullen, stable apprentice, gets onto E.S.B's back. SV. Mr Rimmell standing watching his horses. LV. Towards, Mr Rimmell's string of horses galloping across ground led by E.S.B. GV. Crowds at Naas racecourse in County Kildare. SV. Pan, Royal Tan No 1, parading round the ring. SCU. Mr Vincent O'Brien, race horse trainer, chatting to jockey T. Taaffe. LV. Early Mist, winner of the 1953 Grand National being led in by Mr O'Brien. CU. Crowds watching. SV. Mr O'Brien's Royal Tan, winner of the 1954 Grand National, being led in. CU. Crowd watching. SV. Mr O'Brien in the unsaddling enclosure standing alongside Quare Times, winner of the 1955 Grand National. CU. Mr O'Brien, pan to Quare Times.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:05:00 / 01:03:39:00

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