Watch the hilarious moment SHEEP invades the race track and manages to evade desperate attempts to capture him

RACING can often be an unpredictable affair, but the likelihood of someone predicting that a SHEEP would invade the race track is very low.

But that’s exactly what happened at Sedgefield Racecourse on Thursday.

The moment a sheep invaded Sedgefield RacecourseCredit: Twitter @AtTheRaces
Despite the best efforts of the shepherds, the sheep was determined to show its speed and agilityCredit: Twitter @AtTheRaces

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The sheep invasion caused a delay of almost six minutes in the proceedingsCredit: Twitter @AtTheRaces

Racing was halted on Thursday after a daring sheep invaded the track and escaped several desperate attempts to capture it.

The shepherds tried to carry him back to the paddock he had come from, but after failing to find a way through the sheep turned back to the track and continued their disruptive behavior.

Fans online saw the fun side though.

“I don’t give a damn,” said one Twitter user.

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A second added: “Ewe must be kidding!”

Others chose to highlight the potential of sheep racing.

One user wrote: “It’s a shame he broke the pits, otherwise he would have had a chance.”

Another said: “They want to run

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