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Mon June 30, 2014
Sports

From the Raceway to the Waterway for Kentucky Racing Fans

Credit genuinekentucky.com

    This past weekend, Kentucky racing fans were focused on the Quaker State 400.  Attention shifts to the waterway this Fourth of July weekend.

Four different types of boats can compete in drag boat racing.  Kentucky Drag Boat Association President Roger Austin says thousands will be on hand this weekend to watch between 40 and 50 boats race at speeds exceeding 150 miles per hour.  "It will be wall to wall boats from 80-90 foot houseboats to 16 foot dinghies out there watching the boat races all up and down the side of a quarter mile," said Austin.             

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