6 Adorable Photos Of The Oxford-Cambridge Goat Race

Yes, you read that right. Goat, not boat.

1. As Oxford and Cambridge raced on the Thames in the 159th boat race on Easter Sunday, the cutest sporting event of the year took place across town, at Spitafields City Farm in London.

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2. Two goats, ridden by sock monkey jockeys, raced in the name of Oxford and Cambridge.

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3. Oxford have never won the race.

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4. This year was no different, with Cambridge winning in a minute and thirteen seconds.

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6. Bonus pigs in tutus!

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7. Meet the contestants and learn about the race here.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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