• Short Summary

    Royaliste wins the Ascot stakes, Guerrier second - after objection, the race goes to Guerrier.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    GV. Pan, people seated and walking around in gardens waiting for the races to start. SCU. & CU. Tilt, woman with large feathers hat. SV. Man in top hat and morning dress with a woman. CU. Woman wearing tight flower hat. CU. Aga Khan, pan to his wife, Begum. SCU. Pressmen. CU. Cuban Ambassador's wife, Mrs Ofelia Mendoza, wearing large cartwheel hat, pan down to dress. SCU. Women looking. CU. Woman wearing small hat on side of head. GV. Course and crowd, packed stands. SV. Gentleman in morning dress escorting woman. SCU. Woman without hat in crowd. MV. Royal carriage arriving with Queen Elizabeth (late the Queen Mother) and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II). MV. Crowd, pan up to royal carriage turning in from course. CU. Queen in carriage, pan to back view. LV. Zoom, list of runners. Top view, crowd. SV. Marquis of Blandford and several others. SCU. Bookie's board. LV. Start, pan to back view. LV. Towards, horses passing stand. CU. Man with binoculars. MV. Towards and pan, horses racing. Horse No 23 leads, horse No 20 follows. SV. People watching. MV. Horses moving up straight, horse No 11, Royaliste, starts outside, crosses and takes rails. Royaliste passes post. CU. Women. MV. Horse No 11, Royaliste, being led in with jockey Bill Rickaby. Royaliste wins the race, Guerrier comes second. After an objection, the race goes to Guerrier.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:03:00 / 01:25:29:00

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