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Belle of Louisville wins Great Steamboat Race

The run for the roses is still days away, but all eyes in Louisville were on the Ohio River Wednesday.

For the second year in a row, the "Belle of Louisville" has won the Great Steamboat Race. The event is an annual Kentucky Derby festival tradition on the Ohio River.

The "Belle of Louisville" was the first boat to complete a series of tasks and cross under the Clark Memorial Bridge.

She beat out the "Belle of Cincinnati" and the "American Queen."

The prize, a set of silver-plated antlers.


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