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Wacky races and woolly jumpers

Published 1523 GMT (2323 HKT) April 10, 2015
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Racing isn't just for horses. Sheep are now proving they are decent woolly jumpers. Samir Hussein/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse
The famous Ascot racecourse hosted the just-for-fun Lamb National at the Prince's Countryside Fund race day last month. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images for Ascot
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall enjoyed the lamb racing at Ascot. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Image
"They did appear to be having a great time," says Ascot's Nick Smith of the racecourse's royal visitors. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images
Sheep racing might be a bit of fun but it is unlikely to topple horse racing as the sport of kings. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse