1950 Red Bank Gold Cup
Navesink River, Red Bank NJ, August 6, 1950


Red Bank Gold Cup

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Late this afternoon the music man added more baubles of loot for his Long Island trophy room by winning the free-for-all, known locally as the Red Bank Gold Cup, again as he pleased and with a speed of only 65.644 mph.

In this ten-mile spectacle on water slightly smoother, the runner-up was a 225-cubic inch job, Miss New Hampshire, owned and driven by Alberic Ouellette of Portsmouth, N. H.

Leads Veteran Lou Eppel

The New Englander had the effrontery to pass early, keep ahead and defeat by a wide margin Van Blerek's Aljo, now being driven by Lou Eppel of Cedar Grove, NJ a veteran outboard and inboard pilot and serving this year an senior vice president of the American Power Boat Association.

Surely a free-for-all, the fourth finisher Susan, a Jersey speed skiff far out of her own class but driven skillfully by Stephen Schmidt, gray-haired Long Branch wholesale provision merchant.

Red Bank Gold Cup
Final Heat, Ten Miles

1. Tempo VI, Guy Lombardo
2. Miss New Hampshire, Alberic H. Ouellette
3. Aljo, Louis Eppel, Cedar Grove NJ
4. Susan, Stephen Schmidt, Long Branch NJ

Time 9:08.3, Speed 65.644 mph

Total Point Score

Lombardo                         800
Ouelette                         469
Etta, George Sarant, Freeport LI 300


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