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Great Gobbler Gallop

October 14, 2018
Paycheck's team celebrates their victory during Turkeyfest in Cuero. (Kayla Renie / Victoria Advocate)
Ruby wins, but not by enough as Paycheck is Great Gobbler Gallop champ
October 14, 2018 - 7:01am
September 15, 2018
Worthington race team members Chad Nixon, Wade Roesner and Jaime Salinas try to catch up with Paycheck during the Great Gobbler Gallop. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
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King Turkey Day 2018: Paycheck easily outpaces Ruby Begonia
September 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
Mike Thiner holds one of the Bronze hen turkeys he is raising on a rural Brewster farm. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
The Paycheck Whisperer: Thiner in fourth year of raising Worthington’s racing bird
September 15, 2018 - 7:01am
September 12, 2018
Worthington's King Turkey Day race team for 2018 includes (front, from left) Mike Phillips, handler, Jaime Salinas, coach, (back, from left) Wade Roesner, captain, and Chad Nixon, handler. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Bird Banter: Paycheck, Ruby Begonia ready to face off in 46th running of the Great Gobbler Gallop
September 12, 2018 - 7:03am
October 18, 2017
Wade Roesner (from left, Mike Phillips, Kirk Feit and Dianne Remakel hold up the Traveling Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph, awarded to the winners of the Great Gobbler Gallop. Cuero's Ruby Begonia won the single race but lost to Paycheck in the overall competition. (Nicolas Galindo/Victoria Advocate)
Paycheck doesn't bounce, captures Great Gobbler Gallop
October 18, 2017 - 7:01am
September 20, 2017
Ruby Begonia and Paycheck are ready to race Saturday afternoon in the Great Gobbler Gallop on Worthington's 10th Street. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Paycheck cashes in for come-from-behind victory
September 20, 2017 - 6:57am
September 13, 2017
Worthington's Paycheck race team includes Coach Wade Roesner (from left), Handler Diane Remakel, Handler Mike Phillips and Captain Kirk Feit. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Saturday marks 45th running of the Great Gobbler Gallop
September 13, 2017 - 7:35am
October 9, 2016
Worthington Team Captain, Susanne Murphy, takes Great Gobbler Gallop racer, Paycheck, out of its cage before the race at Turkeyfest in Cuero. Photo: Angela Piazza
‘Traveling Trophy’ is Paycheck’s once more
October 9, 2016 - 10:01pm
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