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Goldfish Racing

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Goldfish racing. No kidding. In some parts of this country you'll find a race course consisting of 12 long transparent tubes filled with water. The goldfish are separated from plastic model "sharks" by a thin wall, but at the starting signal the dividing barrier is let down. Players sitting at a counter operate levers which control the movements of particular sharks. As the sharks chase the spooked goldfish across the finish line, a photoelectric cell records the undisputed winner, causing its number to flash on the scoreboard.