• Short Summary

    Horse racing from Epsom - one of the classic races of the year - The Oaks.

  • Description

    Epsom, Surrey - The Oaks Horse Race 1952 - Frieze 1st. Zabara 2nd. Moon Star 3rd.

    GV. Crowds and course. CU. Woman bookie / book maker shouting odds, etc. SV. People arriving on course, many wearing top hats. CU. (The Oaks is run on Ladies Day at Epsom) Woman with large brimmed hat. SCU. Top hatted man pan with woman as she walks away to paddock.

    GV. Paddock, horses parading. SV. Group including large man talking to jockey. LV. Jockeys arriving at paddock. CU. Top hatted man with a woman. LV. Pan jockeys mounting horses. SV. Horses leaving paddock. GV. Back view, horses parading up course. SV. Crowds in grandstand. SV. Nos. 10 and 11 in parade.

    GV. Horses cantering back to start. SV. People looking through binoculars.

    LV. Start, pan to back view. SCU. People looking through glasses. LV . Horses racing towards Tattenham Corner. SV. People looking through glasses. LV. No. 13, leading field round Tattenham Corner, No. 16 running up to Second place, first three horses home clear of field, pan with No. 13, No. 16 into picture again. GV. Racing towards finish winner Frieze (Edgar Britt up) past post.

    SV. Crowd.

    STV. Jockey Edgar Britt patting horse as he is led in.

    CU. Frieze.


    Horses also mentioned include: Harbour Grace, Refreshed (ridden by Gordon), Coral Reef, Rose of Afghanistan, Frieze, Arbele, Moon Star, Zabara.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:29:00 / 01:49:40:00

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