17th Annual PetSmart Wiener Dog Derby
February 27, 2011
Where: St Louis, MO - Soulard Market Park (aka Banfield Pet Hospital Stadium)
Registration begins at 10 AM at the park; First heat at 2 PM
$10 to register your racing Dachshund
Free to watch!
Dachshund lovers and their dogs descend upon Soulard Market Park for the 17th annjual PetSmart Wiener dog Derby. Event includes a tournament bracket, winners medals, racer pictures, and local radio talent will be calling the races.
Over the years this event - a part of the Mardi Gras celebration in St Louis - has developed into one of the most unique sporting events in the area. Dachshunds race in three divisions based on age: Cocktail Wienies, Ballpark Franks, and Hot Dogs. the finals are followed by a trophy presentation ceremonty in the Wiener's Circle. A combination of large and small bleachers, event stage, race track, VIP area and exhibitors make this the destination as the Beggin' Pets Parade comes to an end.
Celebrate Mardi Gras with your dog in St Louis - you'll have a barking good time!