Some Grand National
A number of jockeys who were expected to ride in the 1938 Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree "walking the plank" at the famous Becher's Brook. Those pictured are Frenchie Nicholson, Evan Williams, Anthony Mildmay, Captain R. Harding, J. Moloney, Mr. J. Gordon, Jack Fawcus, Gerry Wilson, J. Hamey and, bringing up the rear, Mr J. C. Bulteel, Clerk of the Course. The actual winner of the race was Battleship, ridden by Bruce Hobbs (not pictured!).
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Edward VII at Kempton Park races
At Kempton Park, King Edward VII watches his horse Ambush II before the Stewards' Steeplechase. Sadly the horse comes fourth after a mishap at the water jump.
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