• Short Summary

    Crepello, ridden by Lester Piggott, wins 1957 Derby at Epsom.

  • Description


    GV. Paddock with the horses parading before the Queen Elizabeth II. LV. Queen watching horses parade in front of her. LV. The jockeys come into the ring. GV. Horses still parading, Eudaemon and Apostol. GV. Jockey Harry Carr, who rides Queen's horse Doutello, bows to the Queen and she starts to walk away. CU. Two women looking on. SV. Pan as the Queen starts to make way from paddock. GV. Jockeys mounting horses and preparing to go into parading ring. SV. Towards as the Queen's horse leads field out onto the race track. GV. Top shot crowd around the bookies. SCU. Bookmaker shouting odds. SCU. Bookmaker attending to punter. GV. Top shot, the horses parade on race course. SV. Pan with Alcastus. SV. Pan with Brioche. SV. Pan with Crepello. GV. Top shot, horses start to canter to the start. CU. Princess Margaret and Queen studying form and the jockeys - nice shot. GV. Horses making their way up towards start to narrow lane across downs. CU. Poodle in the arms of a woman look up. SV. Prince Taj, owned by Aga Khan, playing around at the start. SV. Crepello walking round near tapes. SV. Starter mounts rostrum. GV. Horses coming up towards tape but they are not in line. SCU. Horses and jockeys standing near tape but one has turned round and Albergo is kicking out his back legs. Alcastus starts to come up into line right on near post. SV. Still trying to get into position. GV. Horses start to come into line and the tapes go up and they sweep away into back view. GV. Towards, start of race. GV. Pan, mass of horses start to come along. Horse No 10 Eudaemon, leading, just behind him is No 12 Brioche, pan to back view. GV. Horses approaching Tattenham Corner. GV. Horses sweep round Tattenham Corner. GV. Pan as they go into straight, Bally Moss is in front but Crepello is challenging strongly. He gets level and starts to take up the running with about a furlong to go. CU. Woman looking through binoculars. GV. Top shot, Crepello is now in front and racing away fast with about a furlong to go - he passes the winning post. SV. Top shot, ring surrounded by people with winner, Crepello, in the middle and jockey, Lester Piggott dismounting. GV. People look on. SV. Crowd surrounding the trainer and talking to him. SV. Crepello being led round in winner's enclosure.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:08:00 / 01:43:05:00

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