Sport: Bundle for Britain

For two years, French horses had crossed the Channel to win the race dearest to English hearts: the Epsom Derby. Last week, the French came within a whisker of winning again. It took Nimbus, a game chestnut bred by a bookmaker and owned by the wife of a British barrister, to outlast French-owned Amour Drake in the 170th and richest of all English Derbies (the winner's bundle: $56,680).


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