Punters' hopes in training for the Grand National.
TV. Horses parading up towards the start at last year's Grand National. SV. Tick-tak men. CU. Tick-tak man. SV. Camera pans as last year's winner E.S.B. is led in. Horse and jockey disappear under roof. SV. The owner with the horse after the race. SV. Crowd at Gowran Park watching this year's National fancies parading in paddock. SV. Camera pans onto horse No 1 Sam Brownthorn. SV. Horse No 2 Viginus being paraded round paddock. SV. Horse No 5 Sandy Jane the Second also being paraded. SV. Trainer Vincent O'Brien and his wife watching Royal Tan. CU. Vincent O'Brien. SV. Royal Tan being ridden. GV. Mr Crump's string of horses being led through the village at Middleham. The string is led by Much Obliged, followed by Gooseander. CU. The two horses Much Obliged and Gooseander. SV. Mr Renton's stable near Ripon, Glorious Twelfth being ridden out. SV. Camera pans as Glorious Twelfth canters across the downs. SV. Crowd in stand looking through binoculars at the Leopardstown Thousand Pound chase. TV. Camera pans as horse No 8 Tutto leading the field. He comes home towards the winning post. Tutto leaves the rest of the field behind. CU. Tick-tak man. SV. Miss Armitage, the owner, leading in Tutto which was ridden by jockey Johnny Lehane. Horse and owner come into close up.
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