"At the home of Mrs Phipps-Hornby, her five pedigree Pekingese dogs are put into traps, then race around an enclosed track in her garden, greyhound style. Several people watch and cheer them on as they jump over lots of little grassy hedges. Commentator says the guests come here "before watching the real thing at Goodwood race week".
So here's the challenge: anyone got any modern-day Pekes that could do this?
GREATEST OF ALL DOG SHOWS
Check out the Golden Retriever (extraordinary how they've changed in the UK, although I think this dog will be recognisable to many in the US) and as for the Bull Terriers... How on earth can they think that the head on today's dog is an improvement?
The Bulldog? Probably not an example of a dog from yesteryear to hold up as a template today's breeders should be be aiming for...