Ostrich Racing

The world is a grimmer and less delightful place without Ostrich Racing, as seen here in 1952 at the Grange County Fair, courtesy of the Life photo archives.
     Posted By: Paul - Thu Mar 05, 2009
     Category: Animals | Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests | Parades and Festivals | 1950s

These are, obviously, photos of pre-PETA events.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 03/05/09 at 10:32 AM
You mean those aren't Chocobos?
Posted by DownCrisis on 03/05/09 at 12:24 PM
Reader David Melcher sent me this info off-page! Thanks, David!

Fear not that ostrich racing is dead. Chandler Arizona has an annual
Ostrich Festival complete with daily ostrich racing.

See links below.


Posted by Paul on 03/05/09 at 12:41 PM
Came for the Final Fantasy reference, now I can get some sleep.
Posted by Viceman48 on 03/05/09 at 10:59 PM
Posted by DownCrisis on 03/06/09 at 11:31 AM
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