Pit ponies are ridden bareback at Pitmen's Derby in Thorpe, Yorkshire.
Item title reads - "Pitmen's Derby". Thrilling bareback riding at the Pit Ponies race meeting and parade. Thorpe, Yorkshire.
L/S as riders run along with their ponies at their sides, crowds watch them. M/S as a boy is given a leg up onto his horse. M/S as horses and riders are led around a corner. L/S as they race up the course. M/S as people duck under a fence onto the course.
Intertitle - 'Rounding "Tattenham Corner".'
L/S as they race around the corner, M/S as they ride along. M/S of winner and jockey, number 69, being held by another man.