Ohio racetrack stages spoof presidential candidate race
Mahoning Valley Race Course in Ohio decided to try and settle the Presidential election through a charity race on Monday.
The "candidate race" featured one jockey in a red pants suit for Hillary Clinton and the other in a blue suit for Donald Trump.
“Being in Ohio, with Ohio such a swing state…we’ve got a tight battle, a tight horse race for the presidency,” Vice President of Ohio Racing Operations Mark Loewe told WKBN. “What better way to decide it than actually having the horses do it for us?”
The riders did a fabulous job in keeping the battle down to the wire.
We're very aware of ANOTHER big race happening this week, and so was Mahoning Valley! Check out "Hillary" and "Donald" going head-to-head! pic.twitter.com/pK7X9yUr9k
— TVG (@TVG) November 7, 2016
Check out the photo finish.
People bought raffle tickets for prizes and the money is going to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We're very aware of ANOTHER big race happening this week, and so was Mahoning Valley! Check out "Hillary" and "Donald" going head-to-head! <a href="https://t.co/pK7X9yUr9k">pic.twitter.com/pK7X9yUr9k</a></p>— TVG (@TVG) <a href="https://twitter.com/TVG/status/795727597074202624">November 7, 2016</a></blockquote>
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