• Short Summary

    America's richest steeplechase the 100,000 dollar Colonial Cup in Camden, South Carolina, was won for the first time by a foreign entry on Saturday (27 November).

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    GV PAN Riders turning for the final and two jumps with Grand Canyon leading and goes on to win followed by Fire Control in second place
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    "Turning now to the straight - they've just over the quarter of a mile to go. They've got two fences to jump, "Grand Canyon" on the inner but (INDISTINCT) "Fire Control", "Crag's Corner" and "Lanzarote" are just behind them. "Life's Illusion" as well there, over the second lap. "Grand Canyon" on the far side of "Fire Control". "Tan Jay" is second from them on the inner. Over on the near side is "Crag's Corner" and "Lanzarote". They are coming now to the final fence. And "Grand Canyon" is the leader. "Life's Illusion" has made a mistake and it's "Grand Canyon", "Fire Control". "Lanzarote" is hurtling up on the outside. And as they race down to the finish it's "Grand Canyon" from New Zealand, "Grand Canyon" and Ron Barry from New Zealand coming down to the finish line. "Fire Control" is next Crag's Corner" is running on, but as they pass the post it's "Grand Canyon" the winner, in second place is "Fire Control", then "Crag's Corner", "Lanzarote" and "Artic Joe".




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    TELERECORDING
    SPORT - HORSERACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: America's richest steeplechase the 100,000 dollar Colonial Cup in Camden, South Carolina, was won for the first time by a foreign entry on Saturday (27 November). New Zealand's "Grand Canyon" ran away from the 17 horse field to collect the first place prize money of 60,000 dollars. The track reporter takes up the story.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD5WXN7DGFFP9FX8F5KGHDIMWQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5WXN7DGFFP9FX8F5KGHDIMWQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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