Nothing Like the Real Thing: Daring Rabbit Crashes Greyhound Race

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Australian Greyhound racing fans were treated to an unusually exciting race in the Finer Fruit Stakes in Shepperton, Victoria earlier this week. Ginny Lou was putting in a pretty good run and holding third place when the unthinkable happened: a very real, and very crazy rabbit ran on to the track. Ginny did what any respectable hound would do and broke from the pack to let them chase a decoy while she pursued the genuine article. Officials were forced to declare a non-race, and bookies had to refund all gambling wages.

As quickly as it appeared, the rogue rabbit vanished, leaving spectators and race organizers dumbfounded.

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17 thoughts on “Nothing Like the Real Thing: Daring Rabbit Crashes Greyhound Race”

  1. Oh my dog, that rabbit should be declared officiallly insane!
    Wags, Dip Bridge and Elliot xx

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  2. that rabbit surely had a very strong death wish! smart houndie! i must admit, it made me chuckle. hopefully ginny will not be punished for her “mis”behaviour!

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