STK-ID 14123

King's Plate Race (24/05/48): two shots of 48th Highlander pipe band marching onto field. Various shots of crowd. HAS of huge crowd as seen from top of stands, about 35 000 spectators. Shot of uniformed man blowing trumpet. Shot of horses parading past stands. LS of starting gate, horses racing. Several shots from stands and from ground level of horses racing, intercut with shots of crowd reacting. LS of Last Mark taking lead, winning, Joey Bomber arriving 3rd, Lord Fairmond arriving 2nd. HALSs of Last Mark posing with owner James Fair, jockey Bailey and Captain WW Ferguson. Shots of Lieutenant governor Ray Lawson presenting trophy to Fair, principals posing.


Excerpt from
King's Plate Race
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio