Racing…. on Anything BUT a Thoroughbred

Tired of boring old Thoroughbreds? Many tracks have been thinking outside the box when it comes to filling the starting gate. Here are some of the more interesting fields.

Top: Ostrich racing helmet cam

Some things are better in smaller packages–pony and mini horse racing for example!

Mini horse racing… dang, those little guys are pretty fast!

Here’s a video of the Shetland Pony Races at Pimlico. Why didn’t they have this when I was a kid?

More cute pony racing action, this time from the Washington International Horse Show.

But sometimes, BIGGER is better. Like Shire racing in England.

For all you exotic lovers out there:

Camel racing anyone?

Let’s try it two-legged. Behold this video of ostrich racing at Canterbury Park.

And of course, we all love the Weiner Dog Nationals at Los Alamitos!

Go Racing.


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