• Short Summary

    The Queen sees Premonition tumble all hopes of a royal victory at St. Leger.

  • Description

    Doncaster Race Course, Yorkshire, England.

    Caption: "Pathe News Special" with special flashing - mix to library shot of racecourse crowd ("St Leger" title super over). GV. Crowded course. SV. Queen Elizabeth II arriving and being greeted. LV. Horses parading in paddock. SV. Pan, Queen arriving in paddock. SV. Jockey board. LV. Queen standing with officials in paddock. SV. The Queen's horse Aureole with jockey Carr up. LV. Horses moving up in front of Queen. Top view, crowds in front of bookies. CU. Bookie. SV. Queen appearing on balcony of royal box. Top view, library shot, crowds cheering. CU. Queen waving. Top view, library shot, crowd. CU. Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, in royal box giving V sign. LV. Parade. CU. Queen watching. SV. Numbers 10 and 11 parading past. GV. Parade. CU. Tic Tac man. SV. Pan start - tapes up. LV. Horses racing, No 4 leading the field with jockey looking back. CU. Man looking through binoculars. SV. Pan, No 4 leading No 3 as they race to back view. SV. Royal party watching from box. CU. Queen with binoculars. LV. Horses rounding last bend - No 4 still leading but No 3 and No 10 overtake him and fight for the lead neck and neck past camera. No 11, Premonition, with Eph Smith as jockey, starts his run and jumps into lead. LV. Finish, No 11 followed by No 3 past post. SV. Finishing board going up. SV. Towards and pan, No 11 being led in. SV. Crowd. SV. Winner.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:45:00 / 01:23:52:00

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