Sport: Gold Cup

No. I event of U. S. motorboat racing, in years when no one challenges Gar Wood for the Harmsworth Trophy, is the race for the Gold Cup in which specifications, changed from year to year, place definite limits on the size and power of competing craft. Put up in 1904, the Gold Cup cost $730, is gold plate on silver. Experts estimate that motorboat enthusiasts have spent $40,000,000 trying to win it. Last week, on Lake George, N. Y., five long-nosed hydroplanes zoomed over the dark green water getting ready for the start. On...

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