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Ruby rolls to Great Gobbler Gallop triumph

October 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

CUERO, Texas — Ruby Begonia had Paycheck’s number again Saturday morning during the second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop.

As a result, Cuero’s racing turkey has a new lucky number — 6. That’s the number of successive victories Ruby ha…continue reading on dglobe.com

A classic tale comes to life, turkey style

September 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The classic “Tortoise and the Hare” fable came to life Saturday afternoon during the 73rd annual King Turkey Day’s Great Gobbler Gallop downtown. Continue Reading

Longhorn roams far from home: Texan McCowan treks north to experience Minnesota winter

February 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON He hails from deep in the heart of Texas, but a small part of his own heart lies in southwestern Minnesota. That’s why Erik McCowan has braved icy roads, snowdrifts and chilly temperatures to travel to Worthington for the past three winters and also makes the trip almost every September for King Turkey Day.
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Paycheck takes Texas

October 10, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington once again the Turkey Capitol of the World after Paycheck’s win
CUERO, Texas Paycheck took the honors at the second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop Saturday in Cuero, beating the celebrated Texan racing turkey Ruby Begonia by just 21 seconds and bringing home the Traveling Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph.
Worthington is once again the official Turkey Capitol of the World at least until next year, when Continue Reading

Hoping to cash in once more

October 6, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Video: Great Gobbler Gallop 2010

September 18, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington turkey extraordinaire Paycheck goes up against Texas darling Ruby Begonia in a no-holds-barred race to the finish line in the first wing of the Great Gobbler Gallop, Sept. 18, 2010, in Worthington. Continue Reading