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  • Short Summary

    Horse race where Lord Derby's 'Toboggan' beats King George V's 'Scuttle' in the Oaks.

  • Description

    Full titles read '"Hard luck... your Majesty!" - Lord Derby's "Toboggan" easily relegates the King's "Scuttle" to second place in great race for the Oaks."

    Epsom, Surrey.

    M/S of a horse being led across a field; there is a crown on the horse's coat, so this is probably King George V's horse, Scuttle. M/S of the same horse being ridden by a jockey, on their way to the starting line.

    Intertitle reads: "First pictures of the new "flat-footed" start... in slow-motion."

    L/S in slow-motion of the horses lining up for the start of the race; the starting line is lifted and they race off. Various shots in normal speed of the race. After the race, high angle L/S of the winning horse, Lord Derby's Toboggan, being ridden towards the winner's enclosure.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    730.16
    Media URN:
    34869
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:57:00 / 01:29:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1510

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