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  • Short Summary

    Neji, the wonder horse, comes last at horse race in Kilkenny, Ireland.

  • Description

    Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland).

    GV. Crowd at racecourse. Punters with field binoculars. Two shots of spectators some with umbrellas up. Tic-tac man. LS. & CU. "Neji" the wonder horse. Various shots of Neji being paraded with other more or less famous horses, including Mr What. MS. Mrs Odgen Phipps, owner of Neji with trainer D. L. Moore of Fairyhouse, Ireland. CU. Mrs Phipps. LS. & CU. Horses going over the first jump. LS. Coming up field past the stands. The finish of the Thyestes Handicap showing Slippery Serpent coming first, Zonda second and Mr What third. Camera stays at finish, Neji comes last. Horses being led in after race. MS. Jockey with Mrs Phipps, owner of Neji.


    Cataloguer's note - there is no explanation why Neji is called 'wander horse' since he comes last - maybe he always comes last.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:31:00 / 01:23:35:00
    UN 3195 E

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