• Short Summary

    Brazilian Olympic star Nelson Pessoa wins British International Jumping Derby on Gran Geste.

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    Hickstead, Sussex.

    LV. Pan, champion horsewoman Pat Smythe on Scorchin takes the water jump and the white palisade. SV. Crowd. GV. Miss Ute Richter from Germany riding Scholli, No 28, comes down the Derby bank. GV. Crowd. GV. David Broome riding Ballan Silver Knight, No 13, takes the water jump. LV. He takes the white palisade. SV. Crowd. LV. David Barker riding Mr Softee comes down the Derby bank. The horse almost falls but recovers well and jumps the following fence. LV. Mr Ted Edgar riding Jacapo comes down the Derby bank and clears the fence. Mr Edgar is riding with right hand only because his left arm is broken. LV. Crowd. GV. Miss Anneli Drummond Hay riding Merely a Monarch, No 37, takes jump 15 (two gates) but she knocks the first gate down and just clears the second one. This is the jump off between numbers 37, 33 & 58. Miss Drummond Hay came third eventually. GV. Pan, horse No 33, Sugar Daddy ridden by Miss Pat Pharazyn, takes the water jump and the horse's back legs land in the water to give her second place. SV. Crowd. GV. Horse No 58 Gran Geste ridden by Nelson Pessoa, Brazilian Olympic star, coming through jump No 10, the Devils Dyke. GV. Gran Geste takes the water jump. LV. Crowd. LV. Pan as Gran Geste takes the final jump to win the British jumping Derby. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Nelson Pessoa is presented with a sash. CU. Gran Geste eating the laurels that are around his neck.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:20:00 / 01:42:39:00

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