lucky number 3 saves goaty from chopping block
- Earnhardt fans snap pictures of goat with No. 3 birthmark
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) A 4-month-old goat with a curious birthmark
has fans of the late racing star Dale Earnhardt flocking to a north
The brown Nubian goat, named Lil' Dale, was born with a distinctive
white three - Earnhardt's number - on her right side.
"It's weird," said her owner, Jerry Pierson. "I've seen people take
pictures and get tears in their eyes."
"One woman said, `Man, she gives me chills,'" Pierson said.
Although she was born on a meat and dairy farm in Interlachen, about
50 miles south of Jacksonville, Pierson says Lil' Dale likely has a
career in advertising.
"How couldn't she be something to NASCAR or auto racing?" Pierson
asked. "All you have to do is put an oilcan in front of her and it'll