GREAT BRITAIN: His Majesty Loses

Despite the cluckings of his doctors, George V wrapped himself in a thick ulster and went down to cold, wet Newmarket Heath last week for the Cambridgeshire. His Limelight was a starter, and the dope sheets and his trainers assured His Majesty that Limelight was the best horse he has owned since Scuttle won the 1,000 Guineas in 1928. Sweepstake investors had put up a total of $8,500,000 on the race. Limelight went to the post, through a sea of glistening mackintoshes, a 5-to-1 favorite. Up to the quarter-mile Limelight held the lead,...

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