1905 APBA Gold Cup
Alexandria Bay, Chippewa, NY, August 24-26, 1905
Chip Again Led the Motor Boats
ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y., Aug. 25 --- J. Wainwright's motor boat Chip, racing under the colors of the Chippewa Bay Yacht Club, led the field across the finish line in the thirty miles handicap event for the Gold Challenge Cup od the American Power Boat Association at Chippewa Bay this afternoon.
The Chip won the second heat of the race for the big stake in 1 hour and 52 minutes, defeating the Riverton Yacht Club challenger by nearly half a mile of clear water. George Hasbrouck's New York power boat, the So Long, the winner of a score of races, disappointed her numerous backers by suddenly stopping on the first lap and dropping out of the race. Defective batteries are said to have caused the accident.
(Transcribed from the New York Times, Aug. 26, 1905 )
[Thanks to Greg Calkins for help in preparing this page LF]
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