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FOCUS ON THE DEED
July 16, 1956
Eye-catching Sea Fever, displaying unique transom-style stern for the first time, sails to victory in AA class during the PCYA-PIYA regatta out of Royal Victoria (B.C.) Yacht Club.
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July 16, 1956

Focus On The Deed

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Eye-catching Sea Fever, displaying unique transom-style stern for the first time, sails to victory in AA class during the PCYA-PIYA regatta out of Royal Victoria (B.C.) Yacht Club.

Power-stroking Princeton lightweights (shown winning first heat) swept past all opposition, became the third straight U.S. crew to win Thames Challenge Cup at Henley (see above).

California wonder Swaps shows his famous heels to Mister Gus as he equals world record of 1:46 4/5 for mile and eighth while winning $103,250 American Handicap at Hollywood Park.

Eastern millionaire Nashua, sporting blinkers after two successive defeats, sprints across finish line in $83,000 Suburban Handicap at Belmont and toward possible meeting with Swaps.

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