• Short Summary

    'Watling Street' wins the 1942 Derby.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE DERBY".

    Newmarket Heath, Suffolk.

    Various shots of the 1942 Derby. Brief shots of the crowd. Quick shot of King George VI's horse 'Big Game'. The horses make their way to the starting line and the race begins. Cutaways to the crowd show some spectators in uniform. 'Watling Street' ridden by Wragg comes from the outside to win the race by a neck and break the course record too.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1330.23
    Media URN:
    43932
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:27:00 / 01:44:24:00
    Canister:
    42/49

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