July 1, 2005
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England - Yale's varsity eight opened racing at the Henley Royal Regatta with a three-and-a-half lengths victory over the Furnivall Sculling Club in the Remenham Challenge Cup. The Bulldogs race Thames A, which beat Vesta, in Saturday's semifinal. RC Ukraine and Durham University and Leander meet in the other semifinal.
Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity