1952 Tahoe Yacht Club Gold Cup

Statistics

13-Jul Mile Course
Lake Tahoe Mile Heat
Tahoe City, Calif. Mile Race

 

  No. Entry Owner Race
1 G-8 Short Snorter Stan Dollar
2 G-19 Fleur Du Lac Henry Kaiser
3 Fury Bill Stead

 

  Heat One Driver Points Speed
1 Short Snorter Stan Dollar 400
2 Fleur Du Lac Max Collins 300

 

Fury driven by Bill Stead overturned in a pre-race trial. Stead was taken to the hospital with a broken collarbone and broken ribs. In the feature race Short Snorter finished ahead of Fleur Du Lac by a boat length in a two lap race.

[Statistics and comment from Greene, V.1]

[Note: Although this race was open to Gold Cup class boats the Lake Tahoe Gold Cup and Sky-High Regatta would not come about until the following year. — LF]

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]