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.

PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov

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

PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov

3. Oxford have never won the race.

PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov

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

PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov
PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov

6. Bonus pigs in tutus!

PIERO CRUCIATTI/Barcroft Media /Landov

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

Check out more articles on!



    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Greece voted "no" on sweeping new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. Its future in the eurozone is uncertain, and its creditors are unimpressed.
    • The U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the highest scoring final in the history of the tournament ⚽️
    • Captured New York prison escapee David Sweat has been released from hospital and is back in jail.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing