Caleb is in Abu Dhabi this week racing. That’s him in second place closing in on the lead.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Not long after sunrise one recent morning, a camel race here began, as they all do, with two starts. First, there was the expected opening: About a dozen camels pressed their noses against a dangling metal barrier, and when a man in a sparkling white robe gave the signal, the gate lifted and the herd surged forward, necks bobbing and humps hopping as spindly legs galloped off into the fog.

~ Read More on camel racing here: NY Times – Sprinting Over the Dirt, With a Robot on the Hump

Notes: Background on Caleb/Wednesday/Hump Day Posts and Geico’s original commercial: Let’s Hit it Again


  1. I’ve been to Dubai – and watched the camel races – briefly. Very strange to see camels racing I must say…

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  2. What, Caleb racing? No way! I bet he’s arranged for a substitute and he’s laid back enjoying his Wednesday! 😉

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  3. i put all my money on caleb. let’s go!

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  4. It’s kind of funny that they put “heads” on the robots.

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  5. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    I can see Caleb!! Come on …. you can do it!

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  6. cannot believe it is Wednesday already–hope Caleb wins!

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  7. Caleb is our winner! Awesome photo David.

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  8. This just makes me SMILE. Love it!
    Goooooo Caleb …when you finish (and win)… MWAH! 🙂

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