Navy Yawl, Saluda, Wins N. Y. Trophy: Lt. Hal Rice Skippers Yacht to Front-Sailing Victory in Annual 140-Mile Event, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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Navy Yawl, Saluda, Wins N.Y. Trophy Lt. Hal Rice Skippers Yacht To Front-Sailing Victory In Annual 140-Mile Event ENSENADA, Mex., May 6— UP.— The Navy yawl, Saluda, won the coveted New York Yacht Club trophy for being the first yacht to finish in the annual 140-mile Newport Harbor to Ensenada international race. Skippered by Lt. JG Hal Rice, the 90-foot Saluda led all the way and finished yesterday in 22 hours, 8 minutes and 2 seconds. Its corrected time was 22 hours, 2 minutes and 20 seconds. Homer Laughlin, Jrs Cavu won the President Aleman perpetual trophy for the class C division of ocean racing rule boats. Class B division, OJtJt., was won by Walter Elliotts Escapade, followed by D. D. Williams Janley and L. A. Barrs Mickey. Skylark Takes Class A O.R.R. Donald Ayres Skylark won the class A division, O.R.R., ahead of Shull Bonsalls Freedon, and Humphrey Bogarts Santana. The President Truman perpetual trophy for the Arbitrary* Handicap was won by Stanley Jacobs Hurricane. Dr. C. Menzies Clarks Soncy won the class B Arbitrary Handicap and the Gov. Warren trophy. The best corrected time was registered by the Scandia with 18 hours, 24 minutes, and four seconds. Awards will be made tonight at the annual dinner in Ensenada.

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