• Short Summary

    Aly Khan gets less than he expected at Newmarket sale of his late father's brood mares.

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    GV. Aga Khan's string of horses being walked in paddock. SV. Aly Khan standing with Alec Head and another trainer. SV. Towards, horses being paraded. SCU. Three men, Thompson Jones, Larry MacPhail from America and G. Blackwell, they are interested in buying horses. CU. Sir Gordon Richards talking to someone. GV. Pan, sale ring, horse parading round. SV. Part of crowd. GV. Towards, horse in the ring who brought £10,5000, Double Rose.

    SV. The late Aga Khan being helped from car with the Begum standing by at Ascot. CU. Begum Aga Khan. CU. Aga Khan in wheelchair. GV. Epsom. GV. "My Love" being led in after winning the 1948 Derby. Aga Khan leading horse. GV. Aga Khan leading "My Love" towards winner's circle.

    GV. Racing stable at Newmarket where Marcus Marsh trains. SV. Charlie Smirke stroking "Tulyar" with Mr March standing by. CU. Charlie Smirke. GV. Horses parading on Derby course at Epsom. SCU. Charles Smirke on Tulyar. CU. Woman with binoculars. GV. Pan, Tulyar leading the field towards the winning post. He passes post beating Gay Time by 3/4 length. Aly Khan leading in the winner as Aga Khan cannot get there.

    GV. Young race horses cantering in field in Marly la Ville near Paris. SV. Aly Khan sitting on horse watching. SV. Towards, foals. SV. Towards, a very young foal and mare. SV. Farm hand releases mare and foal and they gallop across field. SV. Mehmany leaving ring, apparently not sold. CU. Horse. SCU. Alec Head and Aly Khan looking across rather disappointed. They turn and start to walk away. GV. Horses being paraded.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:56:00 / 01:06:47:00

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