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Jockeys at Irish Sweeps Derby (1967)

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Image ref no   2047/073
Caption   Jockeys at Irish Sweeps Derby (1967)
Programme   Irish Sweeps Derby (1967)  
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Description   A group of six jockeys just prior to the start of the Irish Sweeps Derby at the Curragh Racecourse, County Kildare, on 1 July 1967. A course official stands beside them on the right.

RTÉ Television broadcast this race as part of its Saturday sports coverage. The Irish Sweeps Derby was worth over £80,000 at the time, making it one of the world's richest races. The RTÉ Guide previewed the race on 30 June 1967.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jul/1967
(01/Jul/1967 - 01/Jul/1967)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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