Battleship wins the 1938 Grand National by a head.
Titles read: "Pathe Gazette presents - THE GRAND NATIONAL - 1938".
Various shots of huge crowds of people and cars arriving at Aintree racecourse. The horses are led around an enclosure. Brief shots of glamorous ladies in the crowd - one looks a bit like Frances Day.
The horses line up and start off. Various shots of the race. Several horses fall at fences. Slow-motion footage of horse jumping over Valentine's Brook. More shots of the race in normal and slow-motion. Battleship eventually wins by a head and his 17-year-old rider takes the steaming horse to the winner's enclosure.