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Oracle's Jimmy Spithill wins fleet finale

Updated: November 20, 2011, 10:14 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Minutes after winning the fleet racing championship in the third stop on the America's Cup World Series on San Diego Bay, Oracle Racing skipper Jimmy Spithill was handed a bottle of champagne from a chase boat and began spraying his crew.

First on the hit list was Larry Ellison, the Silicon Valley maverick who heads Oracle Corp. and bankrolls the team that brought the America's Cup back to America last year. After soaking his boss, Spithill worked over the four other men on ...

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