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Exaggerator seeks slice of history in Belmont Stakes

Even without a Triple Crown on the line, there's always a slice of history waiting at the finish line of the Belmont Stakes.

Where Exaggerator ends up in the record books will be determined just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, when the Preakness winner takes on a dozen rivals in the 148th running of the final leg of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

A year ago, American Pharoah captured racing's ultimate prize by becoming the first horse in 37 years to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont.

Nyquist beat Exaggerator by 1 1/2 lengths in the Derby last month, but the determined runner-up came back two weeks later and splashed his way to victory in the Preakness....

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