Jockey Braulio Baeza, perhaps sensing the victory that is about to come, sits imperially erect as What a Pleasure is led from the Saratoga paddock late last Saturday afternoon.
At Deauville last week sport and international society mixed as easefully as ever. The sailing was brisk, the colts were frisky, and on the day of the big race—the $65,000 Prix Morny—the Aga Khan could be seen discussing the prospects with Baron Guy de Rothschild, the owner of the horse that was about to win.
Brighton has its share of England's treacherous weather, but last Wednesday, as the field in the feature race came into the long stretch, the sun was out and the crowd colorful. Later (right) a bettor considered tomorrow's entries in his "Sporting Life" while other sporting types rode in dodgem cars.
Del Mar's picturesque walking ring and its proximity to the surf, where Thoroughbreds are given beneficial dousings, help fortify the claim that it is " Saratoga plus the Pacific."