Epsom Derby Sidelights, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-02


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EPSOM DERSY SIDELIGHTS The crowd that witnessed the decision oC the worlds most famous race was esti ¬ mated at 200000 200000It It was said that about half of 20000 Ameri ¬ can tourists now in England journeyed to Epsom Downs to see the Derby Quite a few Chicagoans were among them themIt It was the fourth victory for jockey Ste ¬ phen Donoghue In the big race His first success was scored in 1915 on Sol Joels Foinmern In 1917 he won with Mr Fairles Gay Crusader and in 1921 he was astrido Humorist when that horse carried J B Joels silks to victory victoryFive Five Goliath airplanes Derby Specials carrying from eight to twelve passengers each mostly Americans flew from the Le Bourget flying field in Franco to Croydon England whence the passengers proceeded by DerbyA automobile to Epsom to attend the Derby A clerk In a Liverpool insurance office Miss Gwendolyne Thomas drew Captain Cut ¬ tle winner of tho Derby in one of tho big sweepstakes She sold a half share in tha ticket a few days ago for 15000 but re ¬ tained the other half thus winning about 5300000 additional

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