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|Caption||Jockeys at Irish Sweeps Derby (1967)|
|Programme||Irish Sweeps Derby (1967)|
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.
|Date of photograph||
(01/Jul/1967 - 01/Jul/1967)