• Short Summary

    RECENTLY IMPORTED FROM THE ARGENTINE, 180 BEEF CATTLED AND THREE HORSES WERE UNLOADED ONTO THE DOCKSIDE AT THE CONGOLESE PORT OF MATABI. 180 OF THE ANIMALS WERE DESTINED FOR THE BUTCHERS' SHOPS -- BUT THE OTHER THREE WILL START NEW LIVES AT THE RACECOURSES IN KINSHASA.

  • Description


    CARGO SHIP; HORSES UNLOADED; CATTLE DOWN GANAGWAY.




    Initials PW/VS/JF/ES


    SPORT: HORSE RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: RECENTLY IMPORTED FROM THE ARGENTINE, 180 BEEF CATTLED AND THREE HORSES WERE UNLOADED ONTO THE DOCKSIDE AT THE CONGOLESE PORT OF MATABI. 180 OF THE ANIMALS WERE DESTINED FOR THE BUTCHERS' SHOPS -- BUT THE OTHER THREE WILL START NEW LIVES AT THE RACECOURSES IN KINSHASA.

    THE ANIMALS WERE BROUGHT TO CONGO-KINSHASA BY THE ARGENTINEAN SHIP PETREL. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT BEEF CATTLE HAD BEEN IMPORTED INTO THE COUNTRY ON THE HOOF. BEFORE GOING FOR SLAUGHTER, THEY WILL BE FATTENED ON CONGOLESE GRAZING LAND.

    THE THREE RACEHORSES WILL ALSO SPEND A PERIOD RECUPERATING FROM THEIR LONG TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGE, BEFORE BEING PUT INTO TRAINING FOR RACING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5A2SRP8R58U630VWDIE84TQ0T
    Media URN:
    VLVA5A2SRP8R58U630VWDIE84TQ0T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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