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10/10/2012 12:37 pm ET Updated Oct 10, 2012

Belmont Park: Capturing The Training And Excitement For A Day At The Races (VIDEO)

For over a century, Belmont Park in Long Island has served as New York's playground for horse racing fans. Although the facilities are home to the third leg of the prestigious Triple Crown, a majority of city-dwellers have never taken a visit.

A charming video produced by MyBlockNYC (who you may remember from their look at 'Discovering Columbus') saves New Yorkers a trip on the LIRR, and captures the excitement that goes into winning a race, both for jockeys and betters:

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