Camel racing, but isn't placing bets haram? With all of the success Kentucky’s received with their over 140 years of derby fun, Egypt, ever eager to catch whatever tourists they can (other than members of Daash just crossing through), has decided that they need to have their own version of the races.

 

Which means you should dust off your turban designs and start planning your trip to the Ismailia Camel Races!In case you wanted to become a camel jockey, you should know that they are starting to be replaced in Saudi Arabia by robots.

Yes, Egyptian funds going to the thrilling spectacle of 150 camels and jockeys brought tourists from 13 Arab countries, plus some from Italy, Germany, Austria, and France back in March.

With this tourist windfall, the Ministry should also consider getting into the camel milk market.

Just sayin’.