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OSTRICH RACE AT FAIR GROUNDS RACE COURSE & SLOTS

Emu-sing Day at the Races

"Don't Call Me Emu" with jockey Jeff Jerman (Red) with the Ostrich Race at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Track in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Also in the race "Feather Duster" with Dale Beaty (White), "I'll Hatch Another" with Josh Dearmon (Blue), "Nom De Plumage" with Jose Vega (Yellow), and "She's Got Legs" with Eddie Cox (Green). The jockeys who had ridden horses throughout the day opted for an amusing end of the day show and proved they could ride anything by mounting Ostriches. Despite the rainy weather thousands turned out for the event.

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Emu-sing Day at the Races<br />
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"Don't Call Me Emu" with jockey Jeff Jerman (Red) with the Ostrich Race at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Track in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Also in the race "Feather Duster" with Dale Beaty (White), "I'll Hatch Another" with Josh Dearmon (Blue), "Nom De Plumage" with Jose Vega (Yellow), and "She's Got Legs" with Eddie Cox (Green). The jockeys who had ridden horses throughout the day opted for an amusing end of the day show and proved they could ride anything by mounting Ostriches. Despite the rainy weather thousands turned out for the event.