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  • Short Summary

    Kentucky stud farm and Derby.

  • Description

    Horse and foal near stables M.S. C.U... Woman and son listening to race over radio in garden. M.S. Jockey dressing for the race.

    C.U. a female spectator in large straw hat holding a mint julip. M.S. stable lad leading mare out. Foal frisks along in front. C.U. Head shot of horse.

    L.S. elevated shot of horses going up to start. L.S. Elevated shot of course and crowds. C.U. An American tipster. L.S. race in progress. C.U. Man with binoculars. M.S. Horses leaving the starting gate.

    L.S. Various shots of race in progress Good follow pans. M.S. Slow motion in the finish.

    KENTUCKY DERBY. Mute B/W.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2435.07
    Media URN:
    76856
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:41:00 / 01:28:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 1924 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location for the race segment of the clip is the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky.

    The race was held on 1 May 1948.

    All 6 runners and riders are visible at 01:09. They are, (not necessarily in order)......

    Citation, ridden by Eddie Arcaro.
    Coaltown, ridden by Newbold Pierson.
    My Request, ridden by Douglas Dodson.
    Billings, ridden by Melvin Peterson.
    Grand Pere, ridden by John Gilbert.
    Escadru, ridden by Arnold Kirkland.

    The race was won by Citation.





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