• Short Summary

    Racehorse "Royal Orbit" wins Preakness race in USA.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Racehorse "Royal Orbit" wins Preakness race, United States of America (USA).

    Crowd. LS start of race, "Marauder" takes the lead. LSs favourite "Sword Dancer" trying to catch "Marauder" on final turn of "the mile and three sixteenths test" but "Royal Orbit" takes the lead and races to winning post. CU crowd. LS & CU "Royal Orbit" and jockey Willie Harmatz.

    Date on dope sheet is 18/05/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2724.15
    Media URN:
    80343
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:36:00 / 01:50:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 3225 A

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