Sport: Who Won, Sep. 12, 1938

¶George Nichols' three-month-old Goose, U. S. six-metre defender: the Scandinavian Gold Cup series. No. 1 international sailing event in years when there is no challenge for the more famed America's Cup; defeating boats representing Norway, Sweden, Finland and Great Britain; on Long Island Sound, off Oyster Bay.

¶Alagi, 12-litre hydroplane owned and driven by Italian Count Theo Rossi (vermouth) : the Gold Cup, No. 1 U. S. motorboat trophy; averaging 64 m.p.h. over a 90-mile course (three ten-lap heats); on the Detroit River, off Detroit.


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