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Local Connections Abound in Belmont Stakes Saturday

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Local interest in the Belmont Stakes will be especially high this year, as five of the 12 entrants in Saturday's Triple Crown finale have strong connections to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Louisiana racing. The group is comprised of Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, Kentucky Derby runner-up Nehro, Kentucky Derby third Mucho Macho Man, Kentucky Derby sixth Santiva and new shooter Prime Cut.

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