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Film Title: THE BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS- COLOUR Play Clip: BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS - COLOUR

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Card Title: BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS - COLOUR
Location: Gloucester
Date: 18/04/1976
Length: 138 secs
Story Number: 76/66
Description: European champion, Lucinda Prior-Palmer, rode her horse 'Wide Awake' to victory in the Badminton Three Day Event. Sadly, tragedy marred the day, as minutes after winning 'Wide Awake' collapsed and died.
Shot List.: SV Union Jack flag zoom back to GV crowds. SV pan Richard Meade riding and jumping in the show jumping contest on "Jacob Jones" No 66. SV pan Captain Mark Phillips riding and jumping on "Favour" No 48. LV pan ditto (he came 3rd). SV pan Mr Hugh Thomas riding and jumping on "Platamar" No 8. LV pan ditto (he came 2nd). SV crowds watching. SV pan Miss Lucinda Prior-Palmer riding and jumping on "Wide Awake". LV pan ditto (she came 1st). SV crowds watching. LV "Wide Awake" with Miss Lucinda Prior-Palmer jumping the last fence (clear round) at 171' she puts arms round the horse's neck in joy and happiness. SV the winning trophy. LV Miss Lucinda Prior-Palmer receives trophy from the Queen. SV ditto. LV horses and riders lined up. SCU Miss Lucinda Prior-Palmer with her winning horse "Wide Awake" within a few minutes of the presentation "Wide Awake" collapsed and died.

For Longer Version including 'Cross Country' see 77/136
Keywords: Great Britain; Personalities - Sport; Ceremonies - Sport; Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain; Disasters and Accidents; Deaths;Equestrian Sport - Three Day Eventing
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