Foreign News: Riot at Ascot

Top hats rolled on the ground and were trampled at Ascot one day last week. Women, caught up with men in a pushing, yelling mob, had their gowns torn, their hats mashed down over their eyes, their shoes scuffed and muddied. In the royal box the Queen and the Prince of Wales stood up and waved excitedly as the crowd surged about the winning horse. The excitement was not simply because a colt named Limelight had just won the Jersey Stakes, but because Limelight was being led in from the track by its proud...

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