• Short Summary

    Horse racing scenes from Cheltenham - A National Hunt race with several fallers.

  • Description

    Cheltenham Race Course hosts horse racing event - including a spectacular fall.

    Full title reads: "Steeplechasing's 'Ascot' - 'Charming Cheltenham's' meeting attracts Britain's finest National Hunt horses and riders."

    Cheltenham Race Course, Gloucestershire.

    Grandstand and standing area at Cheltenham Race Course. Lots of people are there to watch the horse racing.

    Horses led to the start. Race horses lined up at the start of the race. Longer view. And they're off - the race starts.

    M/S horses take a fence. One rider has taken a fall and is on the ground. Another fence and one horse takes quite a spectacular tumble. The rider is quick to his feet and runs off the course. M/S horses leap over water jump. Crowds gathered at the rail look on. There are several loose horses running by this stage of the race. M/S horses take another fence. (Sound track runs out) High angle shot of horses over hedge type fence. Horses take fence and run close past camera position. One rider loses his mount and walks off the course. Crowd in foreground as we see another fence, and yet another faller. Shot from the grandstand as horses approach the finish. Horses towards camera along the finishing straight. Horses go past the winning post.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:16:00 / 01:15:37:00

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