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Belmont Stakes: Test of the Champion

Winning horse racing's Triple Crown may be the toughest accomplishment in sports. To become an immortal, the horse must beat all challengers in Louisville at the Kentucky Derby, then again two weeks later in Baltimore at the Preakness, and then once again three weeks later in New York at the Belmont Stakes. (Credit: Newsday Staff)

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