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Wiener Dog Applications - March 3, 2018

Wiener Dog Racing presented by Double M Feed, Garden & Pet Supply returns to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

The same format as seasons past will be used to crown the racing champion: 48 pure-bred dachshunds and six alternates will be selected to participate from all eligible applicants and will be divided into four heats of twelve dogs a piece. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each of the four heats will compete in a final race to determine the champion.

Top finishers will receive cash prizes with the overall winner taking home $500 cash.

The official 48 contestants and 6 alternates will be notified by February 14, 2018.

Click here to download and print the official application.

For additional questions, please contact Emily Lovitt by email at Emily.Lovitt@fgno.com or by phone at 504-948-1182.

The official rules can be downloaded here. For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please review this FAQ sheet.

General admission for wiener dog racing will be $5, with standard $10 clubhouse admission. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free.