Only in America: The Pack Burro Racing Triple Crown DVD
Documentary examining one of the more unusual American sports, burro, or donkey, racing.
Pack burro racing is embedded in the history of the state of Colorado.
Back when the Rocky Mountains were being prospected for gold, the miners used burros (the Spanish word for donkey) to carry their heavy mining equipment into the mountains.
Out of one particular tale of a pair of gold-hunters racing each other back to town to claim a find, emerged the tradition, carried on to this day, of burro racing.
Competitors must lead their burro, fully loaded with traditional mountain gear, round a set course.
As in the initial gold race, the winner takes all...
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (Ex)
- EAN: 5032711071708
- Catalogue number: QLDVD7170
- Studio: Quantum Leap
- Release date: 12/09/2011
- Genre: Sports
- Colour: Colour