Of five lists in which the Ambler's name appeared, there was only one in which he was second.
And with the ghost of a smile he passed into the Ambler's stall.
"Take him away," he said, and his eyes followed the Ambler's receding form.
He left it to his trainer to lead the Ambler back, and joined him at the weighing-room.
Ambler gave vent to a low grunt, half of satisfaction, half of suspicion.
But by the whispered words that had passed I knew that Ambler was in his confidence.
Ambler Jevons had been born with the instincts of a detective.
Each evening, about ten, Ambler Jevons came in to smoke and drink.
When, however, Ambler told the officers his name, both were visibly impressed.
Ambler Jevons read the letter, then handed it to me without comment.