STK-ID 31445

Sequence inside paddock, drivers preparing their horses, trainers at work, spectators looking in through fence. General shots of Thorncliffe racetrack, crowd moving about, waiting for race to start. Three-shot of man and women leaning on fence, studying racing sheet. HAS of horses and sulkies parading past stands behind starting mobile gate. Shot of horses starting as seen from mobile gate. HALS of start. Various shots of horses racing. TRAVELLING SHOT alongside horses during race. Several shots of spectators, including shot of young woman getting excited by race. Sequence on scoreboard showing winner, #2 Sam Hy, second, #3 Oro G Herbert, third, #4 Clever Direct. Two shots of Sam Hy after race. (13/07/1950)


Excerpt from
Thorncliffe Trotting Races
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
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