DEATH OF SIR THOMAS LIPTON The entire sport world mourns the passing of Sir Thomas Lipton. The death of the most famous yachting figure in history, the gallant Irishman who took thumping defeats gracefully, and who always came back for more in his forty-year quest for the "Ol' mug". The shamrock V, beaten for the America Cup by Harold Vanderbilt's enterprise, remains to posterity as the last boat to carry the green ensign of the immortal sportsman.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:09:00, No Audio
SUN BEAU'S "LINCOLN" VICTORY In Crete,Illinois the gallant old thoroughbred Sun Beau swings around the last turn, leaving Pittsburgher, Knight Commander and Plucky Play in his dust and gallops home to world's record honors. By annexing the $25,000 stake, Sun Beau's winnings surpass the mark once set by the great French champion, Csar, and puts him within shooting distance of a hitherto undreamed-of $400,000 earnings.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:26:00, No Audio
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