New starting stalls are brought in at racecourse in Newmarket, Suffolk.
Item title reads - Racing has new start.
New starting stalls introduced at Newmarket, Suffolk.
M/S horses milling round the start of the 1960 Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot. A horse charges the tapes throwing Linden Mercer and treading on him. M/S's of the new starting stalls being towed into position at Newmarket. M/S crowds walking up to inspect the stalls. M/S crowds around the stalls. C/U numbers on the stalls. Various shots of the padded stalls. C/U of the battery which supplies the power for the stalls, pan up to starting button on handle.
M/S of the horses arriving at the start for Chesterfield Stakes. C/U man closing the stalls. M/S of the horses being led into the stalls. C/U starter's hand operating switch. M/S of the stalls opening and the horses getting away to a reasonably level start.