Virginia City, Nevada Holds International Camel Races

April 11th, 2012|

The riders are tense at the starting line. Hooves anxiously paw at the dirt. Fans sitting in the stands lean forward in anticipation. There’s a countdown—“three, two, one”—and the gates fly open. But instead of horses running down the straightaway, there are three camels racing for the finish line.

Welcome to the International Camel Races, which […]