Photos from The Great Forest Park Balloon Race on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in St. Louis. The majority of balloons traveled southwest along the Mississippi River, with some landing near the Jefferson Barracks Bridge in Missouri and Illinois. The winner was Jim Wolters of Jefferson City, who flew the Missouri Lottery balloon. In the "race," the "hare" balloon takes of first, and marks its landing spot with an X. Pilots from the "hound" balloons follow, and whoever drops a bag of birdseed nearest to the X wins. The winner dropped his bag just 40 feet from the target.
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Hammond played at LouFest on the Shade stage opposite Ludacris on the Phillips 66 stage