Sport: English Derby

The sun was shining. King George, Queen Mary and Edward of Wales sat in a box. Captain Charles Augustus Lindbergh and his host, Lord Lonsdale, sat in another. A man with a megaphone at a crossroad was announcing the second coming of the Lord and flaying gambling. Approximately every fifth person in Great Britain was gambling. A dentist's assistant in Capetown, South Africa, had a valuable slip of paper in his pocket. Some 300,000 people were watching 23 horses. It was Derby Day at Epsom Downs, where hills scallop the landscape and a dimple among...

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