Sport: French Invasion

Last week, for the first time in 71 years, a French-bred horse won England's classic St. Leger. The winner, by a length, was Marcel Boussac's tall, long-striding chestnut colt, Scratch II. For the British, who have an aversion to invasions, the result was doubly dour since another French horse finished second. For dapper Owner Boussac ("I am delighted, delighted") and Jockey Rae Johnstone, it was the third time this year they had taken the British into camp; they had won the Derby with Galcador and the Oaks with Asmena.

The $39,085 that Boussac got last week for winning the St. Leger...

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