• Short Summary

    Kentucky Derby horse race in USA, Alfred Vanderbilt watches in stands.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    America newsreel item showing Kentucky Derby, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads: "The Kentucky Derby".

    Crowds on racetrack. L/S racehorses parading on track. M/S millionaire business tycoon Alfred Vanderbilt in the grandstand. Various shots race in progress, in normal speed and slow motion. Racehorse "Dark Star" wins by a head.

    Date on old record is 05/01/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2014.09
    Media URN:
    62384
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:10:00 / 01:25:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 2530 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location is the Churchill Downs racetrack, Louisville, Kentucky.

    The race took place on 2 May 1953.

    "Dark Star" referred to is ridden by Henry Moreno.

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