Footage of the 1939 Derby at Epsom race course, Surrey.
Full titles read: "THE DERBY 1939"
Several shots of the huge crowds gathering at the Epsom race course grounds in Surrey on a very hot day. L/S's of the punters queuing up outside the Tote. L/S's and M/S's of the new winners trophy a three hundred guinea gold cup. Several shots of the horses and jockey's parading down the course before the start.
L/S of the race beginning. Various shots of the epic race in progress. High angle shot of the runner and riders rounding Tattenham Corner. The race is won by 'Blue Peter'