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    The famous horse race is won by Charlie Smirke on 'Hard Ridden'.

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    Full title reads: "The Derby".

    Epsom, Surrey. The famous horse race is won by Charlie Smirke on 'Hard Ridden'.

    GV Overlooking the course. GV Grandstands. SV Mr Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. SV Madame Volterra on her way to grandstand. LV Pan, Sir Gordon Richards walking up. GV Horses parading. LV Queen Elizabeth II escorted by Lord Roseberry entering the paddock followed by the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. SV Queen and Lord Rosebery in the paddock. GV Horses parading SV 'Hard Ridden' parading. SV 'Bald Eagle', parading. SV Jockeys in paddock. LV Queen's jockey, Billy Rickaby talking to the Royal party, he touches his cap and bows. SV Princess Margaret leaving the paddock. GV Jockeys mounting. SV Jockey, J Lindley mounting 'Crystal Bay'. LV Horses onto course. LV People round bookies. CU Lady handing her bet to bookie. CU Book maker shouting the odds. GV Crowds. CU Queen, Princess Margaret, and Duke of Edinburgh looking down from the Royal Box at the Queen's horse. LV 'Minors Lamp,' the Queen's horse. SV People in grandstand. LV 'Barocco II' parading. GV Horses to the start. SV Princess Margaret looking through binoculars. Zoom horses down to the start. LV Horses at the start. LV Queen's horse dancing sideways. LV Starter climbing steps. SV Man and woman looking through binoculars. GV Tapes go up and the field get away. Head on, horses coming towards camera, bunched together. Head on, field coming round Tattenham Corner. GV 'Guersillus' leading. Charlie Smirke on 'Hard Ridden' sees his opening and starts to come through on the inside. CU Queen looking through binoculars. GV Pan, 'Hard Ridden' coming towards finishing post and leading the field by 5 lengths. GV Sir Victor Sassoon leading in 'Hard Ridden' to the Winners enclosure. TS Smirke dismounts and standing by horse. SV Smirke with hat on back of his head. CU Two ladies looking through binoculars. Top shot 'Hard Ridden' parades round. SV Pan, 'Hard Ridden'. LV 'Hard Ridden' leaving the enclosure.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:57:00 / 02:00:00:00

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