• Short Summary

    Scenes at the St Leger, Doncaster.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The Favourite Wins! "Book Law" - ridden by H. Jelliss - wins the St. Leger "the last of the Classics" for Lord Astor."

    Doncaster, Yorkshire

    M/S horses and jockeys as they are walked by handlers along the course, watched by huge crowds on both sides. They line up at the start "They're off"! They race past camera, with L/S of the race and finish. C/U of a man in a bowler hat giving the winning horse a sugar lump.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    698.14
    Media URN:
    33350
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:25:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1431

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "H. Jelliess" should read Jellis (Henri Jellis).

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for pointing this out. Corrected now.

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