• Short Summary

    Relko wins the 1963 Derby at Epsom - Technicolor.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Pan along the Epsom racecourse - mass of cars and coaches parked around, mass crowd around the track, packed stands. Good shot of Pathe News cameraman with telephoto lens. Several shots of the crowded stands and the course. Several shots of the Pearlies. Crowd queuing for food. Close up shot of hamburgers and onions on grill. Jellied eels, being sold people eating. Prince Monolulu talking to several people. Several shots of the entertainment - parrot rolling on ground, monkeys in colourful jumpers, man blowing a balloon, rodeo man, clown etc. Women queuing for toilets, crowd around.

    Prime Minster, Harold Macmillan arriving with several other fashionably dressed women and men in top hats. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the racecourse. Queen and Duke observing the horses in paddock. Queen Mother is also there, talking to a man. Horses being paraded in paddock. Jockeys arriving and mount the horses. Top shot of the crowd around the bookies.

    Jockeys moving along track towards start. Queen and Queen Mother watching through binoculars. Several shots of the start, Hullabaloo with jockey Smith on, delays the start. Finally tapes go off and the race starts. Various shots of the race and the excited crowd watching. They start all together but as the race goes on, the horses take their positions. Relko wins the Derby far in front of the other horses. Queen and the party looking on. Relko being led into winners' enclosure, people applaud as the horse passes them. Jockey Yves St. Martin dismounts. Top shot of Relko and jockey surrounded by crowd.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:32:00 / 01:51:04:00

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