• Short Summary

    Ridge Wood, ridden by Michael Beary, wins the St Leger horse race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Doncaster - Thousands See St. Leger Classic".

    Doncaster Race Course, Yorkshire.

    GV Massed crowds in front of grandstand. LV Crowds in front of grandstand. SV Group of women looking at race cards. SV American jockey Johnny Longden and wife. CU Johnny Longden. GV Massed crowds assembling round bookies. SV Bookie / Book maker shouting the odds. SV Group of men making notes. SV Number board.

    GV Horses parading in paddock. SV The Aga Khan. SV Gordon Richards coming into paddock. SV Horses parading around. SV No 15 - 'Lone Eagle' parading. SV Gordon Richards mounting 'Krakatoa'. SV American jockey Longden mounted on 'Mon Chatelain', slight pan down showing feet in stirrups. CU Pan feet in stirrups.

    Side view mass of people in grandstand assembled at start of horse racing. SV Group of men and women looking through glasses pan to other men looking through binoculars. Side view horses lined up at starting gate and off pan to back view. SV The Princess Royal in Royal Box looking through glasses. Follow pan of race. Angle shot men looking through glasses. Front view towards and pan horses round bend. Finish of race. Ridge Wood 1st, Dust Devil 2nd. Angle shot Aga Khan.

    Top view leading in the winner, Michael Beary up. CU Horse's head. (Ridge Wood). SV Bookie paying out pound notes to punter. Top view of race course.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:39:00 / 01:18:58:00

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