A polo match between Greentree team and Anglo-American Jaguars at Meadow Brook Club in Westbury, New York. A crowd of 12,000 people seated in the spectator area. Spectators cheer. Greentree wins the opening match by a score of 15-9. Tommy Hitchcock and Pete Bostwick star for the winners.
International Polo Cup series in Westbury, New York. United States Polo team plays against the British team on soggy turf in Westbury. One of the player falls during the game. A doctor examines the injured player. Spectators watch from the fenced area. United States team wins over the British team with a score of 11-7 in the first game of the series.
Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.
Various turf events mark the 34th Meadow Brook Cup Chase in Westbury, New York. A horse drawn carriage moves on a field. A polo game being played at the estate of F. Ambrose Clark. People enjoy show jumping event as they stand behind a fence. Horses jump over wooden and stone walls.
Harness racing at Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury, New York. Spectators in the stands to watch the Messenger Stakes. The horses race around the track. Filly Countess Adios jockeyed by Del Miller leads the race. Countess Adios wins the race.
The International Trot at Westbury in New York. Horses from all over the world participate in the dirt track Trot Race. Crowd cheers during the race. Horse 'Pluvier III' takes a lead and wins by a half length. Pluvier III and the winning jockey in the paddock waiting for the prize money of $100000.