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    Prince Albert takes part in Beaufort Hunt Point to Point.

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    Hazelton, Nr. Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

    Title: "The PRINCE IN THE SADDLE finished fifth on his horse, 'Passport II' in the Welsh Guards' Race at Beaufort Hunt Point-to-Point".

    M/S of a crowd of people, including several men in jockey's clothes, one of which is Prince Albert, Duke of York, stable hands lead several horses past. M/S of the Prince mounting his horse, several men are on hand to help him, a sizeable crowd watches from the background. The Prince rides off through the crowd, towards the race course.

    M/S of a dozen or so jockeys on horseback riding through a gate in a dry stone wall. L/S of the start of a race; the horses line up on one side of a field and then run towards the camera.

    Intertitle: "H.R.H. leads the field at first jump!"

    L/S, looking over the heads of a crowd, of the horses jumping over a fence. Various shots of horses coming over jumps. Various shots of horses coming up the final straight, passing cheering crowds, towards the finishing line. M/S of two jockeys on horseback being lead across a field.

    Intertitle: "The Race for the Beaufort Cup was a 'thriller'."

    L/S, looking over the heads of a crowd, of horses coming over a jump. More L/Ss of the horses jumping over walls and fences. L/S of horses coming down the final straight. More shots of the Prince in jockeys gear, surrounded by a crowd, watching horses being lead passed. More shots of the jockey mounting his horse.

    After a second of spacing, cuts / out takes start at 01:45:35. Shots are the same or similar to those in the edited bit of the item.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:11:00 / 01:49:35:00
    G 1274

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