Colour footage of the 1961 Derby.
The Derby 1961.
L/S of the course. M/S crowds. M/S of Queen Elizabeth II in paddock. M/S of the Queen Mother with the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. L/s of horses in paddock. Shots of the large crowds. L/S of the Queen talking to jockey Harry Carr. Shots of jockeys mounting horses. L/Ss of the horses parading down the course. L/S of the horses cantering back to start line. L/S of the horses at tapes before start. The tape goes up and the race gets under way. Various good shots of the race in progress including horses racing around Tattenham Corner. A close finish see Psidium crossing the line first. C/U of the Queen and Queen mother looking at race card in royal box. M/S of winner into unsaddling enclosure. The jockey Poincelet dismounts. M/S of crowd. L/S of winning horse in enclosure. M/S of Psidium and owner. Owner holding Derby trophy.