PHOTOS: Daffy Derby duck race

Participants urged on their ducks at the 10th annual Daffy Derby at Oberbreckling and Sons in Mechanicsville Saturday.

The Daffy Derby is an outdoor duck race and is a fundraiser for the Mechanicsville Fire and Ambulance department. Participants could register for $10 and "rent" a duck for another $5 if they didn't bring their own duck to race.



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