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Challengers’ chance to cash in while Oracle rest

Welcome to day three of the 35th America's Cup, presented by Louis Vuitton.

There will be three matches today to complete the 15 races of the first round robin.

Oracle Team USA do not race today, so the challengers have a chance to make up some ground.

Oracle lead the first round robin with five points — four wins and a point from their America's Cup World Series second-place finish. Land Rover BAR have two points from their World Series first-place finish and one win in the Qualifiers.

Groupama Team France have two races today and want more points on the board. The race of the day is expected to be the second — between Artemis Racing and Emirates Team New Zealand.

Review of Day 2

Racing was shifty and the winds were up and down across the course in Bermuda's Great Sound. Lots of passing opportunities and lots of chances for really big gains and losses.

Groupama Team France earned a victory against the strong Artemis Racing team, putting their first point on the board in the Qualifiers.

Artemis came back on form in their second match to hand Oracle their first loss in Race 10.

Emirates Team New Zealand posted two wins to climb into a tie with Land Rover BAR.

The last match of the day between Oracle and SoftBank Team Japan was the only one where the pre-start winner stayed in front the entire time.

Racing schedule

Race 13: Land Rover BAR v Groupama Team France (2.08pm)

Race 14: Artemis Racing v Emirates Team New Zealand (2.37pm)

Race 15: Groupama Team France v SoftBank Team Japan (3.06pm)

Groupama Team France will be in action twice today

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Published May 29, 2017 at 12:39 pm (Updated May 29, 2017 at 12:40 pm)

Challengers’ chance to cash in while Oracle rest

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