Have You Heard Of This Sport Episode 2: Robot Camel Racing

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 17: A robotic jockey whips a camel at Dubai Camel Racing Club during the Al Marmoum camel racing season on November 17, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Camel racing is one of the oldest sports in the Middle East. Historically children from India were used as jockeys on the camels until it was outlawed in 2002. Today robot jockeys are used and include shock absorbers and GPS tracking systems. The camel's owners control the robot's whips from their speeding four wheel drives at the side of the track. Throroughbred racing camels can be as valuable as one million US dollars. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

In The Gulf region of the Middle East. Camel Racing has become a prized sport with winners taking home millions of dollars in prize money. But, instead of jockey’s there are robots.

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