• Short Summary

    Orsini wins German Derby with jockey Lester Piggott riding it.

  • Description

    Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    CU. Spectator. GV. The horses at the start - tapes fly up and camera pans with them to back view. GV. Top, as they come past stands for the first time. All in a bunch. Jockey Lester Piggott on Orsini, lying on the rails as the race starts, we see Piggott tucked in on the rails. Pan with the leaders. Horses No 17 and No 7 well up with No 8 and No 4. Pan into back view as Piggott is still tucked comfortably up on the inside. CU. Spectator with binoculars watching the race. GV. Horses turn into straight and the pressure is on, Piggott in the centre on horse No 5, Orsini. Piggott is driving his horse hard and he starts to take up the lead. He flashes past winning post. GV. Crowds move away from the rails. SV. Piggott rides in on Orsini. GV. Baron and Baroness von Thyssen, the owners, patting horse. CU. Horse. SCU. Piggott laughing and joking with the Baron behind him and Baroness on left.

    (Lav.) (Orig. I)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:53:00 / 01:04:24:00

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