• Short Summary

    Goodwood opens with the Steward's Cup - King Bruce wins it.

  • Description

    Goodwood, Sussex.

    GV. Massed crowds at Goodwood - Trundle Hill in background, & nearer shot. SV. Pan, Queen Elizabeth II walking past people on way to paddock. Zoom down to SV. Duke of Edinburgh walking along in Trilby hat. He turns and beckons somebody with his hand. GV. Massed crowds and paddock, & nearer shot. Horses parading round. Queen and Prince Philip are in paddock. SV. Orthopaedic, No 5, with jockey Jim Lindley up. STV. Queen leaving paddock. GV. Horses cantering up course to starting gate watched by massed crowds. STV. Crowds round bookies for last minute bets. SV. People placing bets. CU. Man looking through binoculars. GV. Field lined up at start. Tapes up - pan round to back view of horses racing down course. GV. Pan, horses all bunched together. They pass the two furlong post. Roman Vale is in the lead, King Bruce, Aberlady, Roccamare, Golden Lion (the favourite) Live Spirit and More Sauce, all bunched together. Pan to back view, horses pass the one furlong post. SCU. Horses all bunched together with King Bruce slightly in the lead but Roman Vale moves up from camera side and closes in behind King Bruce. King Bruce passes the post with Roman Vale a head behind (photo finish). CU. People looking through binoculars. GV. Horses coming down from Trundel Hill after race with the winner, King Bruce in the lead. CU. King Bruce with jockey up.


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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:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:14:31:00

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