Sport: Derby

An insurance clerk sat in an office in Cornhill, England, arranging typewritten papers in neat dockets and whistling cheerily as if to show his indifference to the rain that beat a tattoo on his roof —like drumming hoofs, he thought. King George of England sat staring politely into the same rain from a box at a race track. In a leather chair in Berkeley Square, London, Lord Woolavington (once Sir James Buchanan) regarded the lengthening silver ash of his cigar, and though separated from each other by space and, apparently by opposing...

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