• Short Summary

    'Small Slam' ridden by Bobby Elliott wins the Royal Hunt Horse Racing Cup at Royal Ascot.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal Ascot.

    Ascot, Berkshire.


    L/S Ascot racecourse filled with people, various shots of the spectators gathered around. C/U two women, various shots of others in latest fashions. L/S crowds. M/S Mrs Eileen Peters wearing a white nylon cone hat. M/S woman in pink dress and hat, M/S of another in a white one. C/U man in top hat. Various good shots of fashionable people gathered at the race. L/S Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, driving in an open carriage. M/S fashion designer Norman Hartnell accompanied by two ladies. C/U one wearing pink feathered hat, C/U of the other in hat of yellow net. L/S Queen and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother standing in the paddock. M/S of them looking at the horses. M/S horse 'Mustavon'. M/S Duke of Norfolk stood with Queen and Queen Mother. Good C/U Queen smiling. M/S as the jockeys enter. M/S as one meets Queen Mother.

    M/S as D. Smith mounts 'Golden Vision', M/S as Lester Piggott gets on 'Macquario'. M/S crowds. C/U 'Star Chamber' on way to start. Various shots as they ride up the course. C/U fashionable couple, the lady looks through small binoculars. M/S 'Rocky Royale' and jockey Joe Mercer. M/S horses milling around before the start. 'Star Chamber' charges forward under the tape before the start and jockey Lyndon Mercer is dragged off. M/S as he rolls on the floor. L/S 'Star Chamber' running up course. M/S Mr Marsh waiting for him to return so they can start the race. M/S children watching. M/S as the hoses line up again. M/S start of race. Various shots of the race as camera follows runners around the course, 'Small Slam' ridden by Bobby Elliott comes in to win. M/S as he is led into the enclosure. M/S horse in enclosure.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:34:00 / 01:52:24:00

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