Foreign News: Golden Guineas

Canadian society dates the beginning of summer from the running of the King's Plate.

At first it was the Queen's Plate, for, in 1859, Her Majesty Queen Victoria granted "50 golden guineas ... to be run for at Toronto or such other place in Upper Canada as Her Majesty may appoint." Because the tradition founded then is unbroken, Summer came to Canada last week after the running of the King's Plate before the largest race-crowd to assemble at Woodbine Park, Toronto, since the War.

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