Dachshund Races at James J. Hill Days 2013 in Wayzata, MN

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Crowd at Doxie Races

Have you ever watched Dachshund Races – dash and hurtle? It is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

The 39th Annual James J. Hills Days Festival included the Dachshund Races. This year Chuck & Don’s Pet Food Outlet and Animal Bridges sponsored the races and fashion show on Saturday September 7, 2013.

Before the Doxies showed their stuff, The Chuck & Don Flyball Team demonstrated their unbelievable ability. The dogs ran so fast I could not get a great photo.

 

Doxie Dash Finish Line

Then the Doxies got ready for the Dash and Hurtle Races. After several heats of each race, a winner was announced. Unfortunately not all the dogs read the rules for the Hurtles. A few ran over the hurtles and most ran around the hurtles. The final heats the spectators made a human-fence around the course to get the dogs to jump the hurtles.

 

 

Peacock Doxie

After the award ceremony, the dogs in their finest fashions had a fashion contest. All were cute and the winners were amazing.

Thanks to Small Business Mavericks for great organization of the event on such a hot and humid day.

Looking forward to the races in 2014!

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