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  • Short Summary

    The King goes to Epsom to see his own horse lose in the 'City and Sub' race.

  • Description

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Intertitle: "THE 'CITY AND SUB'. The King - who had a wonderful reception - sees 'Corn Sack' win and his own horse 'Viceroy' finish last."

    L/S of the race in progress, good view of the downs. Various shots of King George V walking through the crowds - policemen on horseback clear a space for the royal party to walk in. L/S of the horses being led back after the race, in front is the race winner, Corn Sack. L/S of the crowds of spectators in the grandstand barging to get a view of the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.10
    Media URN:
    21786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:15:00 / 01:12:45:00
    Canister:
    G 664

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "City and Sub" referred to here is the City and Suburban Handicap.

    The race was run on 21 April 1920.

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