• Short Summary

    The St. Leger Horse race is won by Scratch, ridden by Rae Johnstone.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The St. Leger".

    Doncaster Race Course, Yorkshire. The St. Leger Horse race is won by Scratch, ridden by Rae Johnstone.

    GV Crowd. (For super. title) (Lib). GV Massed crowds on course. Top view massed crowds on course. CU Woman in fashionable hat. Angle shot another woman in fashionable hat. SV Bookie / bookmaker pan down to Frenchman putting on money. SV Towards and pan jockeys followed by Rae Johnstone. Pan Gordon Richards walking into paddock. SV Rae Johnstone mounting 'Scratch', No 2. SV E Smith mounting 'Sanlinea', No 16. SV Pan Rae Johnstone mounted on 'Scratch' going out of paddock. SV Princess Royal in Royal box.

    LV Start and pan. SV Princess Royal looking through glasses from Royal Box. LV Towards and pan horses coming round bend. LV Towards and pan horses round bend and follow into CU with 'Vieux Manoir' in the lead. CU Man with binoculars. GV Pan finish of race.

    SV Top view leading in winner, 'Scratch' (Rae Johnstone, up). SV Madame Boussac, wife of owner standing by the side of horse's head and kisses it.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:13:00 / 01:23:52:00

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