• Short Summary

    Outsider 'Foinavon' wins Grand National horse race after big pile up at a jump. Aintree.

  • Description

    No title - The Grand National horse race. Aintree, Merseyside.

    M/S jockeys weighing in, M/S jockeys. C/U Josh Gifford. M/S rain on ground as people walk through puddles. Various shots people sheltering under umbrellas around the course. Various shots bookmakers. Various shots jockeys walking along to their horses, they mount. M/S as they walk up to start. C/U man watching through binoculars. M/S as the race begins. Various shots of the race as they take the jumps. C/U 'Penvulgo' in lead. Various shots as the race continues. L/S spectators.

    Various shots of the race. Various shots of a big pile up at fence, many horses fall. M/S as John Buckingham on outsider 'Foinavon' comes through the melee and goes into the lead as the other riders are sorting themselves out and getting back on their horses. Various shots as they get back on and continue the race. Various shots of the race with 'Foinavon' well in the lead. Various shots as he passes the post and wins the race. Various shots as Buckingham rides through to winner's enclosure and dismounts. M/S crowds. Several shots of the steaming horse.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:54:00 / 01:52:36:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 8 April 1967.

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