SLIDESHOW: The 2015 Great Steamboat Race! - WDRB 41 Louisville News

SLIDESHOW: The 2015 Great Steamboat Race!

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It was a race to the win on the Ohio River.

Two vessels were hoping to cross the finish line, first, on Wednesday night.

It's all part of the Kentucky Derby Festival's Great Steamboat Race.

The Belle of Louisville and Belle of Cincinnati tried to win a set of 12-point Silver Antlers.

The winner? The Belle of Louisville!

The event started at 2:00 this afternoon and included 10 different tasks including, a jousting competition and inflatable obstacle course.

The Belle of Louisville won five of the ten events, while the Belle of Cincinnati came in the lead for three of the events. The steamboats tied for two of them.

The final score was 140 to 119, with the Belle of Louisville taking the lead overall.

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