There will be more than just horses racing at Vernon Downs this year.

This Friday June 20, Camels and Ostriches will run the famed Vernon Downs stretch in the second annual Camel and Ostrich Derby.

The Ostrich Derby will take place after the night's third horse race at approximately 7:30 and the Camel Derby will be held after race six at around 8:30.

Last years inaugural camel and ostrich races drew a crowd of more than 5,000 fans.

Live horse racing begins at 6:45 Friday night and Admission and general parking is free.