Sport: Oxford v. Cambridge

The two crews jerked away from the starting line together, but before they had moved 200 yards up the Thames the race was really over. Cambridge, stroked for the third year by Thomas A. Brocklebank, had settled into a smooth, fast stroke, a half-length ahead. Oxford, whose crews have failed to win since 1923, was splashing the water unrhythmically, losing distance.

Oxford still had a chance at the mile post. Ranking, 97-lb. Cambridge coxswain, steered too close to shore and lost a half-length. Two miles farther, the Oxford boat rolled in choppy water....

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