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Three-legged Goat Wins Goat Race

Peggy ruled the day.

A giant crowd watched as two-time goat race winner Dax fell and Peggy, the three-legged goat favoite from last year, won the Sly Fox goat race.

At the annual goat race held by Sly Fox Brewery in Kimbeton, the reigning winner lost, and the fan favorite, the three-legged Peggy, ruled the day.

"Goats do very well with three legs," said Colin Presby, who ran Peggy in the final. "I knew she had it in her."

Presby said he ran with Peggy around his home.

"I only have two legs," Presby said. "She has three. She always beat me."

The annual festival attracted thousands of people on a sunny, warm day. Kids huddled up to pet the contenders, and onlookers watched as the goats determined which would name the mai bock brewed by Sly Fox.

David Hawkins May 02, 2011 at 01:48 AM
I was there. It was stellar yest it was. PEG-GY, PEG-GY, PEG-GY!!!
David Boelker May 02, 2011 at 12:07 PM
Of course the jerk (Giants fan) who ran Dax tried to DRAG Dax across the finish line. Thank you Peggy!
Liz May 02, 2011 at 02:14 PM
Loved watching all the races, but poor Dax got dragged! Go Peggy!!! Three-legged goats rule!!!
Chastity May 02, 2011 at 02:35 PM
OMG colin looks sooooo mean :) LOL
CRAZYMAN May 02, 2011 at 03:58 PM
Maybe that guy dragging the goat should be charged with animal cruelty. I'm pretty sure it's inhumane to drag an animal across the pavement.
Kelly May 02, 2011 at 04:37 PM
And I think most importantly, is Dax okay?
The Slingluff Gallery May 02, 2011 at 07:22 PM
We didn't get the winning race because of the crowd, but did get some fun interviews. http://thepineconegentleman.com/2011/05/01/sly-fox-beerbock-festgoat-race/
bill jones May 02, 2011 at 09:19 PM
The day was LAME-O, dragging goats, the slowest beer service I ever saw, where was SCOTT the bartender, and drunk a-hole owners...wtf
bill jones May 02, 2011 at 09:21 PM
i agree, im calling animal services...

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