Race horse, Bimelech, jockeyed by Fred A. Smith, wins the Preakness Stakes, in 1940
Baltimore Maryland USA Date:1940, May 11 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Newsreel showing highlights of the 65th running of the Preakness Stakes, at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.The race was held on May 11, 1940. After failing to win the Kentucky Derby, Col. Bradley's favored 3-year old, Bimelech, jockeyed by Fred A. Smith, redeems himself before a crowd of 50,000, winning by two lengths. (Note: some intermittent sound is heard but not really discernible.)
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