Chonburi Buffalo Race Festival begins Saturday

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The buffalos will be racing again in Chonburi this weekend as the province opens the 145th livestock festival.

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Deputy Gov. Chawalit Saeng-Uthai chaired a Sept. 30 preparation meeting for the buffalo racing spectacle that begins in front of the Muang District office Oct. 9.

Saturday will see the red-whiskered bull competition and the Farmer Girl pageant will be held Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. The main buffalo race will be held Oct. 15 preceded by a parade.

The festival also features a breeder competition, buffalo “beauty pageant” and games. (CPRD)