• Short Summary

    Rockfel wins 'The Oaks' horse race on Ladies Day at Epsom.

  • Description

    Titles read: "The Oaks".

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Various shots of the crowds at Epsom Downs racecourse on Ladies Day. M/S of part of the spectator stand that was damaged by a gale the previous day. King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother, Duchess of York) greet officials at the course and walk along the track with Lord Rosebery.

    The horses make their way to the starting line and the race starts. Several shots of the race. Rockfel wins, passing the finishing post 4 lengths ahead. He is ridden to the winners enclosure. Visuals cut out a few seconds before the end of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    969.01
    Media URN:
    17211
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:09:00 / 01:02:28:00
    Canister:
    38/45

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