The three deer jumped the low fences around the Meadows Racetrack in Washington Country, Pennsylvania just as one of the scheduled horse races was about to begin and began to dart around the track.
Race announcer Roger Huston didn’t miss a beat.
He began calling the deer race as it unfolded, dropping a few absolute gems into his commentary including: “As they race down the track, Bambi has the lead. Here comes Rudolph from the outside.”
While racetrack staff attempted to coerce the deer off the area so the racing could resume the sprightly young does’ were moving too quickly, darting from side to side and at one time looked as though they might get themselves into the paddock where the racehorses were being held.
Eventually though the three deer were able to find their way off of the track and back into the wild.