• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II is among the crowds at Ascot to watch the horse racing.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire. Horse racing for the Ribblesdale Stakes and Royal Hunt Cup.

    GV. Crowded course. Grandstands in BG. GV. Paddock and crowds in foreground. STV. Queen's Horse "Stream of Light" parading round ring. SV. Queen Elizabeth II with Duke of Norfolk and Princess Margaret walking away from paddock. GV. Horses parading up course. SV. Man and woman wearing small hat with feather.

    Towards and pan finish of Ribblesdale Stakes. with Esquilla (C. Semblat up) leading with Nicky Nook running second. and the Queen's "Stream of Light" laying third against rails.

    GV. Crowds and fashions. CU. Two women holding race cards. CU. Woman with flowers in hair and hat on back of head. LV. Runners board "Royal Hunt" Cup". CU. Woman looking away from board into hand bag. SV. Group of women studying race cards. CU. Woman delving into bag. LV. Horses parading in ring. SV. Jockeys talking to owners etc., CU. Woman studying form from newspaper.

    SV. Jockey W. H. Carr mounting Turco LL. SV. Other jockeys mounting. LV. Back view jockeys leaving paddock. CU. Pan down Scotsman in crowd. GV. Horses cantering towards start. SV. Jockeys milling around by starting gate at Golden gate. SV. No. 10. in foreground E. Charlie Elliott. SV. No. 4. "Bill" W. Rickaby on Fastnet Rock. CU. E. Smith No. 26. on Lady Sophia. CU. F. Barlow No. 15. on Queen of Sheba. SV. Lester Piggott No. 5. on Abrahams Star. SV. Starter taking his position. LV. Towards and pan start of race off at 159. GV. Horses racing down straight. Split into two sections. SV. Towards and pan horses racing past stand split in two Queen of Sheba leading field on far side. Aristophanes No. 25. Racing behind Queen of Sheba clearly seen second horse Brunetto leads pack nearest camera followed by rest of horses pan to Back view. CU. Man in top hat with binoculars. GV. Finish of race. winner past post Queen of Sheba. pan with second Brunetto and first past line. SV. Crowd. STV. Queen of Sheba (H. Persse up) being led in. STV. Owners looking on. STV. Winner. (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "E")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:31:00 / 01:24:09:00

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