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    UK: HORSE RACING: ESB WINS 1956 GRAND NATIONAL AFTER LEADER DEVON LOCH FALLS AT END OF RACE.

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    SLATE: THE GRAND NATIONAL - FILMED BY THE GREATEST NUMBER OF CAMERAMEN EVER ASSEMBLED FOR ANY SPORTING EVENT

    AINTREE. The 1956 GRAND NATIONAL (where the Q/Mother's Horse " DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis " FLOPS" down at end of race) Under GRANT NAT.CARD FOR FULLA/C.

    LORD & Lady DERBY Earl Derby greets the Royal Party at the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL Queen Eliz.11.,The Q/Mother,P/Marg. where the Q/Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FLOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race.

    "ESB" HORSE... winner of the 1956 Grand National

    "DEVON LOCH". The 1956 GRAND NATIONAL when it appeared to "JUMP & THEN FLOP DOWN" at the end of race..(1st reel)

    QUEEN ELIZABETH 11. W the Q/Mother P/Marg. at the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL at Aintree where the Q/Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FLOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race... greeted by stewards, the Earl of SEFTON, EARL DERBY, the Duke of ROXBURGH....etc.

    ELIZABETH THE Q/MOTHER. At the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL where her Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FLOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race also where was the Queen Eliz.II & P/Marg. the Royal Party were greeted by the following... the Stewards, the Earl Of SEFTON, Earl DERBY, & the Duke of ROXBURGH.

    FRANCIS DICK (Jockey) Rides the Q/Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH in the 1956 disaster when it "FLOPED DOWN" at the end of the race...shot of him being Weighed in"

    GRAND NATIONAL. The 1956....Mr Malenkov shown round by Mrs TOPHAM....tick-tac men...bookies & stands w the Union Jack flying... Queen Eliz.11. Q/Mother & P/Marg. welcomed by the Stewards the Earl of Sefton...Earl DERBY & the Duke ofROXBURGH....In the PADDOCK...M'AS-TU-VU (ran in '55) but fell...Q/Mothers 2nd Horse DEVON LOCH...(Tragic end)...in the weighing-in Room...Dick Francis...In the Royal....the Pde. of Horses...At the starting point...they're off...ARMORIAL No. 12 in the lead...Jump No. 10 the field down to 22 ...onto Jump No. 11 DOMATA falls. 2Nd time round Armorial still leads...shots at BECHERS...???

    HORSES. The 1956 Grand National at Aintree...various shots of...In the Paddock is M'AS-TU-VU (ran in '55 & fell)...DEVON LOCH (Q/MOTHER) ridden by Dick FRANCIS...the Parade of Horse & at the start...shots various during the race also the slow motion & shots of the TRAGIC FLOP OF DEVON LOCH.

    MALENKOV. MR (M/O/POWER STATIONS) RUSSIA...1956 Goes to the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL & shown round by Mrs Topham....(Aintree)

    MARGARET ROSE. PRINCESS. A the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL Aintree where her Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race..W Queen Eliz.11.

    ROXBURGH. Duke of Greets Queen Eliz. II., the Q/Mother, P/Marg. at the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL at Aintree (Where the Q/Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FLOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race.).

    SEFTON, Lord and Lady. Greets Queen Eliz.11. the Q/Mother & P/Marg. at the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL where the Q/Mother's Horse DEVON LOCH ridden by Dick Francis "FLOPPED DOWN" at the end of the race.

    TIC-TAC MEN & TIPSTERS At Aintree for the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL arms waving etc.

    MRS TOPHAM (PART OWNER AINTREE R/COURSE) At the 1956 GRAND NATIONAL shows Mr MALENKOV round.

    Sport; Horseracing
    Background: UK: HORSE RACING: ESB WINS 1956 GRAND NATIONAL AFTER LEADER DEVON LOCH FALLS AT END OF RACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC3C0N6DGEGYWLKA4S0AA9FB1R
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3C0N6DGEGYWLKA4S0AA9FB1R
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:25:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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