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Matt Widboom (from left), Jim Henning, Chad Cummings and Jodi Almberg try to keep Paycheck in the lead as Ruby Begonia tries to pass him. Almberg, who had hip surgery recently, is operating a two-wheel cart provided to her by the Cuero sheriff. (Roni Gendler/Victoria Advocate)

Ruby wins second heat of Great Gobbler Gallop

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CUERO, Texas -- It was neck and neck turkey racing Saturday in Cuero, Texas.

And at the end of the second leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop, Ruby Begonia and Paycheck finished just over two seconds apart. Ruby Begonia finished with a time of 1:30.50 and Paycheck clocked a time of 1:33:22. Ruby had one penalty and Paycheck had two, making Ruby the winner of this heat.


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