Greyhounds racing in Australia were left seeing double when a real hare sprinted across the track.
The intruder made an unscheduled appearance in a race at Shepparton in Victoria, crossing the track in front of a pack of speeding dogs.
One greyhound, Ginny Lou, gave chase but the hare managed to dart off the track just in time.
The 20/1 shot was placed third at the time, and the race was declared void. Bookies refunded around £18,000 punters had wagered on the race.
The dog's trainer, Scott Stefanos, said: "Every time Ginny Lou sees a ball or something moving in the wind her ears prick up.
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