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  • Short Summary

    Women jockeys compete for the Town Plate trophy at Newmarket Races.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newmarket. Mere Man ... also ran! Miss Gladys Waldron - on 'Journey's End' - wins historic race for Town Plate, only one in which women compete with men. Veteran F Simpson - winner 17 times - only man finished unplaced!"

    Newmarket Race Course, Suffolk.

    Pan along line of women jockeys before the race. Some are wearing silks others are in ordinary riding gear.

    Lady jockey mounts her horse in parade ring. Horses are led out of parade ring. Various shots of horses being led down to the start. We see the male jockey Frank Simpson amongst the female competitors.

    The race starts and the horses speed away around the course. Various shots of horse racing.

    The winner "Journey's End" ridden by Miss Gladys Waldron is led in. Miss Waldron rode in a beret. She leads from her mount and gives the horse a pat.

    Trophies are handed over to the winning rider. She poses for the cameras.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    733.35
    Media URN:
    6661
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:20:00 / 01:48:15:00
    Canister:
    33/83

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