Video footage of Curragh horse racing from 1929

British Pathé have released fascinating new archived material containing footage of the Irish Derby and 1000 Guineas from the Curragh race course in 1929.

The winner in the Derby that year was Kopi, who had redeemed himself having falling earlier in the year at the English Derby, paving the way for Trigo to win at Epsom, whereas Soloptic gained a popular victory in the Irish 1000 Guineas.

 

 

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