A balancing act

Gold winner Mrs Knowles, AJS, at Alms Hill. Apparently, her riding was ‘applauded on many hills’.

Logically, the thorny subject of controversy should conclude this feature, but here it sets the scene and proves – as we all know – you can only please some of the people, some of the time…

Past controversy shaped this 1922 event, with the ACU bowing to the pressures of the trade and entrants, a sector which ended the event reasonably happy. But in so doing, the ACU annoyed a large number of spectators.


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