• Short Summary

    On the second day of Royal Ascot week, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and the rest of the royal party watch the running of the Royal Hunt Cup, a seven-furlong handicap won in 1949 by Sterope over Impeccable in a photo finish

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Beauty of Ascot

    ENGLAND: Ascot: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead: Ascot Racecourse:
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    ASCOT Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot. King and Queen drive down course. in open landaus. Usual fashions. Golden Gates seen opening. Rita Hayworth seen walking. Sterope beats Impeccable in the Hunt Cup by a head. All in Infra Red


    DUKE OF EDINBURGH Walking among crowds in Paddock at Ascot. Follow King and Queen in second landau accompanied by Princess Margaret


    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Seen walking with Prince Philip among crowds at Ascot. Drives in second landau behind King and Queen down course. accompanied by Margaret


    QUEEN ELIZABETH Drives with King in open landau down the course at Ascot. seen in Royal Box.


    GEORGE VI Drives with Queen in open landau down course at Ascot.


    HAYWORTH, RITA At Royal Ascot


    HORSERACING IN ENGLAND Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot 1949 - won by Sterope from Impeccable by a head. Taken in Infra-Red. Golden gates open at King and Queen drive down course in open landau. Followed by Elizabeth, Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret Margaret seen walking around in Paddock.


    PRINCESS MARGARET Drives in landau with Elizabeth and Philip down course at Ascot. Seen walking in paddock.


    Sport; Horseracing

    Thoroughbred, race, horse racing, Golden Gates, enclosure, paddock, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Windsor Greys, barouche, laundau, course, racetrack, Queen Anne, Rita Hayworth, Prince Ali Aga Khan, Princess Margaret, photo finish, J. Caldwell
    Background: On the second day of Royal Ascot week, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and the rest of the royal party watch the running of the Royal Hunt Cup, a seven-furlong handicap won in 1949 by Sterope over Impeccable in a photo finish

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ZBS9MNF5OAWSAFNVBW1Z8J5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ZBS9MNF5OAWSAFNVBW1Z8J5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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