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Belle of Louisville and Cincinnati square off for the Great Steam Boat Race

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It will be the Battle of the Belles for the Great Steamboat Race.

The Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati are both vying for Ohio River supremacy.

Great Steamboat race winner will be determined by the vessel that gets the most point by performing a series of tasks.

The tasks include bourbon barrel retrieval, inflatable jousting competition, and buoy flag retrieval among many other tasks.Failure to perform a task will result in a "no score" plus 35-point penalty.

Judges will decide who earned the most points and is the winner. The race will begin at 6 Wednesday afternoon.

The winner of the Great Steamboat Race winner will get a set of 12-point silver antlers.

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