New starting gates used for the first time, Chicago, United States of America.
Chicago, United States of America.
Full titles read: "STARTING PROBLEM SOLVED ! - New type starting gate introduced for first time in race for Chicago's famous City Handicap."
High angle shots of two large horse pulling starting gates (similar to type used today) on race course. L/S of jockeys riding race horses leaving the gates marking the start of the race. L/S of large crowd in the stands. Various shots of the race. M/S of two jockeys involved in neck and neck finish.