• Short Summary

    Yo-Yo wins the Great Metropolitan Horse race at Epsom.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Yoyo Wins Great Met."

    Epsom Race Course, Surrey. The Great Metropolitan Horse race.

    GV Elevated crowds of people by course and crowded stands (1st 7 ft. for super)

    GV Elevated bookies / book makers and crowd.

    CU Two women looking on in paddock.

    SV Lord Rosebery's horse 'Yo-Yo' being led round paddock.

    SV Pan as jockeys make their way through crowd.

    GV Elevated crowds and racecourse.

    SV Tic-tac man.

    SV Horses running up to start. One nearest rails jumps at tapes. SV Three men and woman looking on. LV Elevated horses canter up to start, tapes up pan as horses get away to a good start.

    LV Pan Horses under way pan to back view. SV People craning their necks at rails. LV Pan as horses round bend and come into straight. LV Towards and pan horses rounding Tattenham Corner and into straight. Yo-Yo starts coming up and overtakes two leaders. LV Elevated Yo-Yo with rider Billy Cook still in lead closely challenged by Birijik. The leaders pass post.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1401.21
    Media URN:
    45604
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:30:43:00
    Canister:
    49/33

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