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Belmont Stakes horses face increased security

Updated: May 21, 2013, 2:00 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Horses in the Belmont Stakes on June 8 will face tighter security for the second straight year. They won't, however, be kept in a detention barn three days before the race, as they were last year.

The New York State Gaming Commission and the New York Racing Association on Tuesday said the horses will be subject to out-of-competition blood testing for banned substances. They must be at Belmont by June 5 and will have 24-hour monitoring at their trainers' own barns and stalls ...

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