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Belmont not the typical racetrack

Updated: June 2, 2010, 11:34 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- There is a scene in the popular movie "Hoosiers" when the players on the underdog Hickory High School basketball team walk into Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indiana for the first time and look in awe at the humongous setting on which they will be playing for the first time.

Gene Hackman, as coach Norman Dale, tells his players to take out a tape measure to prove that the height of the basket is the same as the one they shoot at in their small town.

When jockeys Martin Garcia, ...

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