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Wild Oats XI wins Sydney-Hobart race for 6th time

Updated: December 28, 2012, 1:48 AM ET
Associated Press

HOBART, Australia -- No sooner had Wild Oats XI taken line honors in the Sydney to Hobart race for the sixth time, breaking its own mark for overall time, than owner Bob Oatley already was looking ahead to next year's attempt for a record-equaling seventh win.

The Mark Richards-skippered super maxi crossed the finish line at Constitution Dock in Hobart at 7:23 a.m. Friday, 1 day, 18 hours, 23 minutes, 12 seconds after leaving Sydney Harbor on Wednesday.

That was nearly 17 minutes ...

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