Sport: The Show at Epsom Downs

It was the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation, and the Queen celebrated by going to the races to root for her brown colt, Landau. Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill cut short a Cabinet meeting so that he and his ministers could join her. Like the British royal family, like Winnie, like England itself, the Derby at Epsom Downs is an old show that still seems always fresh and exciting.

Tic-Tac & Blower. Nearly half a million Britons traveled through the misty morning to be on hand. For all the royalty and high fashion, the...

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