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October 13, 2013
Members of the Paycheck turkey racing team, in orange, help Paycheck towards the finish line along with members of the Ruby Begonia race team after Ruby had already finished at Turkeyfest Saturday in Cuero, Texas. (Ian Terry/Victorial Advocate)
Paycheck bounced in Cuero
October 13, 2013 - 11:30pm
October 14, 2012
Photo Courtesy of Cuero Record
The Worthington race team runs toward the finish line with Turkey Trot Sultana Joe Adams hiding Paycheck to finish the race Saturday in Cuero, Texas. Ruby won for 18th time with a total time of 3:05.29 while Paycheck had a total time of 9:06.04.
Ruby rules the roost
October 14, 2012 - 8:57pm
September 17, 2012
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Paycheck loved the crowd and they returned the sentiment as the turkey was first across the finish line but penalties cost the Worthington bird to lose the first leg of the Great Gobbler button
A classic tale comes to life, turkey style with video of the race
September 17, 2012 - 12:13am
September 13, 2012
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
The Worthington and Cuero turkey race team members (from left) Jami Cummings, Greg Nemec, Mike Fury, Linda Nemec, Amanda Walljasper, Clayton Lantz, Pete Suby and Richard Weber pose with Ruby Begonia after arriving in Worthington Thursday afternoon. Paycheck will defend the title in the Great Gobbler Gallop, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Paycheck and Ruby Begonia prepare to gobble it out on race day
September 13, 2012 - 9:03pm
October 9, 2011
Paycheck wins in Cuero
October 9, 2011 - 1:12pm
September 18, 2011
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Worthington race team member Jesse Teerink guides winner Paycheck across the finish line in a near record time of 27 seconds during the Great Gobbler Gallop.
Paycheck for the win
September 18, 2011 - 8:47pm
October 14, 2010
Kari Lucin/Daily Globe
Artist Lori Grafing (left) and King Turkey Day Board President Vida Iten show the "Favorite Recipes from the Turkey Capital of the World Volume II" cookbook at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce.
King Turkey Day Board releases cookbook
October 14, 2010 - 10:02pm
October 10, 2010
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The Worthington Turkey Race Team -- Chris Heinrichs, Diane Schettler (center) and Tammy Anderson -- follows Paycheck, at Turkeyfest's second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop Saturday in Cuero, Texas.
Paycheck takes Texas
October 10, 2010 - 10:32pm
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 button
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)play button
Video: Great Gobbler Gallop 2010
September 18, 2010 - 3:21pm
October 12, 2009
Paycheck, Worthington's racing turkey, soars near the crowd during Saturday's second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop in Cuero, Texas. Temperatures were in the low 50s Saturday morning -- cool for Cuero, but balmy compared to Worthington.
Paycheck v. Ruby: Ruby Rallies
October 12, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Paycheck leads Ruby in Great Gobbler Gallop, 21 to 15
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
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
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am