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Great Gobbler Gallop

September 18, 2016
Paycheck's race team follows their bird toward to the finish line Saturday afternoon on its way to a lopsided win in the first heat of the annual Great Gobbler Gallop. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Paycheck pounces, routs Ruby
September 18, 2016 - 9:16pm
September 14, 2016
Paycheck Race Team members are (from left) team captain Susanne Murphy, handler Diane Remakel, coach Kirk Feit and handler Ashley Goettig. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Paycheck vs. Ruby: A whole lotta secrets goin' on
September 14, 2016 - 9:27pm
October 11, 2015
Courtesy of Cuero Record
At last, Paycheck cashes in
October 11, 2015 - 7:21pm
October 12, 2014
Ruby rolls to Great Gobbler Gallop triumph
October 12, 2014 - 9:25pm
September 14, 2014
Worthington KTD Race Team members Jason Vote and Kevin Prins coax Paycheck across the finish line during the first heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop Saturday on 10th Street in downtown Worthington. With no penalties to either team, Paycheck came in second with a time of 1:47.17, behind Ruby Begonia’s time of 1:41.12. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globeplay button
So, so close...
September 14, 2014 - 8:20pm
September 2, 2014
Jim Wychor (from left) Lew Hudson and Toche Terrones practice chasing a pair of turkeys while then Mayor Ray Schisler times them in preparation for the very first Great Gobbler Gallop in 1973. (Daily Globe file photo)
Hudson, Wychor return to KTD
September 2, 2014 - 8:13am
October 9, 2010
Paycheck wins in Texas
October 9, 2010 - 10:53am
October 6, 2010
King Turkey Day racing team members (from left) Diane Schettler, Jesse Teerink, Tammy Anderson, Chris Heinrichs and Paycheck celebrate after winning the first heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop during Worthington's King Turkey Day Sept. 18. Paycheck will face off against Ruby Begonia once again in the second and final leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, during TurkeyFest in Cuero, Texas. The Worthington contingent is scheduled to leave today for Cuero.
Hoping to cash in once more
October 6, 2010 - 10:41pm
September 19, 2010
Worthington race team members Diane Schettler and Jesse Teerink watch as Paycheck takes flight down 10th Street in front of the crowd during the Great Gobbler Gallop Saturday in Worthington.
Paycheck power
September 19, 2010 - 9:49pm
September 18, 2010
The Great Gobbler Gallop, round one, Sept. 18, 2010, in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Video: Great Gobbler Gallop 2010
September 18, 2010 - 3:21pm
September 16, 2010
Ruby Begonia's escort team, Brittany Garza, Daniel Garza, Michel Ruschhaupt, Clint Clark, Yvon Ruschhaupt and Kim Clark, all of Cuero, Texas, pose with the racing turkey shortly after their arrival in Worthington. The crew traveled more than 1,000 miles to bring the turkey from Cuero to Worthington for King Turkey Day. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Prepping for a fowl feud
September 16, 2010 - 10:12pm
April 28, 2009
The King Turkey Day Race Team has been selected for 2009. Guiding Worthington's fine feathered racing turkey, Paycheck, in this year's Great Gobbler Gallop will be (from left) Tammy Anderson, handler; Paul Larson, coach; Jodi Almberg, handler; and Jim Henning, captain. The first heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop will be Sept. 19 in Worthington, and the second is slated for Oct. 10 in Cuero, Texas. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Already talking turkey
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am