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  • Short Summary

    Horse trainers take their charges to the beach at Tenby in Wales for some exercise during the cold spell.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sands as training ground. Cold spell drives trainers to many seaside stretches of sand to exercise candidates for opening of racing season. Tenby, Wales.

    L/S of horses walking on the beach with their blankets on. M/S as they are led or ridden along the sands. L/S aerial view as they ride along in a line, various shots as they speed up. M/S as the horses walk in a circle.

    Intertitle - '"Billy Barton" & "Koko" - Grand National hopes.' M/S of Billy Barton walking along. M/S of Koko galloping down the beach.

    Intertitle - '"Scintillation" "whispered" Lincoln winner.' M/S as Scintillation walks across the sands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    778.44
    Media URN:
    36334
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:41:00 / 01:57:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1584

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