Sport: Dark v.. Light

Dark v. Light

Inter-varsity rowing, in the thoughts of all true Britishers, begins and ends before the U. S. rowing season starts—with "The Boat Race" between Oxford (Dark Blue) and Cambridge (Light Blue), over four miles of the Thames between Putney Bridge and Mortlake Brewery. Almost as much of a tradition as the boat race itself is its result. Before last week's race, Cambridge had won 13 in a row, lost only one since the War. After a false start, the race started out as usual last week: Cambridge, in the Surrey-side lane,...

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