Personally, I don't care for camels, they smell like somebody took a crap on them, and I had one spit on me once, nasty dam things.
But I have nothing against camel races and the camel jockies.
I’ve noticed a lot of people bad-mouthing Camel Jockey’s these days, and I remember the same kind of prejudice against horse jockeys. I guess it because of their small size. . . .
A bunch of camel jockies on their desert steeds
I did a web search, and Camel races use small Camel Jockey’s, often children:
Some Camel Jockies practice between races:
I've bet on horses and dogs, but I suspect that the Camel Jockey is just as important as the horse jockey: