• Short Summary

    Young jockeys and stable boys hold their annual boxing championship at Epsom.

  • Description

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Young jockeys and stable boys are holding their annual boxing championship in Epsom, Surrey. LV Taylor v Fenton. Fenton in white pants. General fighting (first 7 for super). SV Fenton storks Taylor, trying to land blows but Taylor is well covered up and survives even a right chop. Taylor uncovers and sails into Fenton but Fenton was the eventual winner. CU cigar smoking former jockey, Ken Gethin at ringside. SV Crouch v Littlewood. SCU stable boy Littlewood throwing punches at Crouch. Leaves himself open to a right hook to the chin, and goes down. SCU & CU stable boy John Hickey having gloves put on. SV crowd at ringside. CU Jack Solomons. LV Hughes v Hickey, general close in. CU Hughes on right with sash in back of trunks. Both boys milling away with hardly a pause. SCU Race horse trainer Ingham. SCU Hughes still sailing in with lefts and rights although both boys are very tired. CU Hughes and Hickey still fighting. End of fight. CU horse trainer, Wootton. SV Wootton presenting cup to Hughes. SCU doctor looking at Hickey's black eye.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    130.09
    Media URN:
    29041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:41:00 / 01:16:11:00
    Canister:
    53/94

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