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  1. 1. Who will win the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series?

    • Artemus Racing, SWE
    • Emirates Team New Zealand, NZL
    • Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, ITA
  2. 2. Who will Defend?

    • Oracle Team USA, 'Team Ainslie', USA
    • Oracle Team USA, 'Team Spithall', USA
  3. 3. Who will Win America's Cup 2013?

    • Oracle Team USA, USA
    • Artemus Racing, SWE
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    • Emirates Team New Zealand, NZL
    • Luna Rossa Challenge 2013, ITA
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Seriously?... Oracle HAS caught up. If those negative points didnt count...

Team NZ needs to win the start, which they have port advantage tomorrow, and constantly need to block Oracle especially since they are now faster on the upwind leg.

There's hunger in Oracle now they are tasting victory...

This most likely will end tomorrow...But Oracle is going to fight all the way, they simply dont want to die.

Its what you would expect from Oracle. They wont lie down. Yes New Zealand does have an advantage - we lead 8-2! Even if they didn't have the penalty they would still be behind 8-4.

The boats are pretty even really. Oracle has caught up. If they were to win the cup then it would be one of the biggest comebacks in sporting history.

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Race 13 standing by...Light conditions out there with fog.

Code zero sails on board. We are in for a totally different type of race. A longer time race as well.

Team NZ port entry advantage...slight delay as the course entry is slightly corrected.

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Around mk2 Team NZ well in control, Oracle trailing over minute and a half.

A small gain for Oracle as they enter Alcatraz's tide relief. Even speeds. Oracle fighting back.

But the time limit is creeping up. Gotta get to the top mark and floor it home.

Issues on Oracle have slowed them down, their sail rigging has jammed, Team NZ has powered away but are racing the clock.

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Shyte day out there...But positives is Oracle wont give up, and know how to wind up Team NZ,

Team NZ just needs to stay cool and not try silly stuff. Also they are now on a losing streak! More than enough to fire up the anti...

The Americas Cup survives another day...:)

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I am gutted. So close to winning when the race was called off due to a lack of wind. Barker stuffed up the second race!

Back to the drawing board and back again tomorrow.

Am nervous but would still rather be on our team than Oracles! THey still have to win 6 and we need to win 1.

Please let it be tomorrow!

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Same conditions tomorrow, but with a better tide...

Today's second race was lost solely to a very bad day on the afterguard with two shocking calls.

Barker entirely to blame...also the emotional let down of the cancellation very much in play...Fired up Oracle with a relieving phewww...deflated Team NZ moral no end. But tomorrow is a new day.

Interesting that if Oracle didnt have that jammed headstay for their Code 1 sail, they would've been closer in race 1.

Race 14...lets wrap it up!!...but you know...

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Same conditions tomorrow, but with a better tide...

Today's second race was lost solely to a very bad day on the afterguard with two shocking calls.

Barker entirely to blame...also the emotional let down of the cancellation very much in play...Fired up Oracle with a relieving phewww...deflated Team NZ moral no end. But tomorrow is a new day.

Interesting that if Oracle didnt have that jammed headstay for their Code 1 sail, they would've been closer in race 1.

Race 14...lets wrap it up!!...but you know...

Yes agreed. Barker and the Team will come out firing tomorrow I feel.

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Yes agreed. Barker and the Team will come out firing tomorrow I feel.

I really hope so...Because if Larry Ellison can get Oracle to 7 points...He's going to the US Supreme Court to get the racing jury's penalty points overturned...And guess where that will put them.

Remember in the United States, money rules...not integrity.

So the score truly stands at TNZ 8 v Oracle 5.

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Gosh I can imagine oracle taking 2 today but only in a dream i had. Can they hold on another day?? Come on Americans.....it's time to say a little prayer.

:D The irony of Oracle is that although owned by an american and flying the US flag, its sailed by a mainly British Commonwealth crew!

...and taking on a yacht of a British Commonwealth nation!...strange huh?

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