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PRIZE-WINNERS IN SWEEPS

WELSHERS PROMINENT LONDON, 4th Juno. Mr. Arthur Collins, a blind London baskotmaker, is one of the nineteen holders of Cameronian in the Dublin sweep, and wins a dividen 1 of £18,400. Mr. David Bryson, a septuagenarian merchant, wins £110,000 on.Cameronian in the Calcutta Sweep. The majority of other -winners were in humble walks of life. Mr. H. O. Edwards, a Stock Exchange clerk, and son of Lord Kensington, won the first prize in the Stock Exchange sweep of £15,000. There was a record number of welshers at the Derby. It is estimated that at least 50 decamped. Thirteen were arrested. Cameronian could not have won had not the Jockey Club in 1929 revoked the rule voiding horses' engagements' on the death of their owner. Cameronian belonged to Lord Dewar, famous aphoristic humorist, who, after entering him, died in April, 1930, without winning a single Derby. His nephew, Mr. J. A. Dewar, inherited his huge fortune.

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PRIZE-WINNERS IN SWEEPS, Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 131, 5 June 1931

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PRIZE-WINNERS IN SWEEPS Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 131, 5 June 1931

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