Race Fans in Australia get Bizarre Relief from Horse Flu Ban: Camels

Fans starved of horse racing because of an outbreak of equine influenza received relief when camels took to the track in Sydney.

The strictly no-betting, amateur-jockey race meet took place Friday night (Oct. 12) at Harold Park Paceway, which is among tracks where racing has been suspended during the disease outbreak.

Equine influenza was first detected in Australia in August

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