When her father’s prize racehorse stumbles through the end of the prestigious Epsom Derby, Lord Dorchester suspects sabotage. Anxious to avoid a public scandal and knowing his daughter Dodo’s knack for crime solving, he asks her to make discreet inquiries. The list of suspects is limited but contains trusted workers and friends. Dodo’s good looks and charm enable her to question people without ruffling feathers and her quick brain, coupled with a dose of luck, help her track down the culprit.
This charming introduction to Dodo tells the story behind the story as we witness her at work in one of her very first cases.