• Short Summary

    The 1947 Grand National is won by the Irish outsider Caughoo.

  • Description

    Full title reads; "The Grand National".

    Aintree Race Course, Liverpool.

    The 103rd Grand National horse race was won by Caughoo, an Irish horse.

    LS The parade round the paddock - it is raining.

    LS A section of the crowd.

    CU cut in shot of the crowd with anxious faces.

    LS the start.

    LS slow motion shots of horses taking the first jump.

    LS MS Various shots of the race showing riderless horses galloping round with the rest.

    LS Slow motion of Valentines brook.

    CU Caughoo running.

    LS Caughoo running past the winning post 20 lengths ahead of Lough Conn.

    MS LS Caughoo being led in and given a pat by jockey Eddie Dempsey (it was a 100-1 shot).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.03
    Media URN:
    40690
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:45:00 / 01:07:49:00
    Canister:
    47/26

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