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Dog Race Days

Come out to Canterbury to enjoy a variety of dog breeds race against one another alongside live racing! The winners of each race will advance to the Dog Race finals for a chance to be crowned the champion in their category during the “Best in Show” Dog Day finals on Labor Day (Sunday, Sept. 4). See individual sections for dog applications.

Registration ends May 1

BULLDOGS
Sunday, June 5, 2022
Gates Open 12:00PM | First Post 1:00PM
Come and watch these four-legged friends speed down the track for the annual Canterbury Park Bulldog races on June 5, 2022. Watch these Bulldogs steal the show in-between live horse racing and all the other attractions Canterbury Park has to offer.
Bulldog races will be throughout the live racing day on the main track. No outside pets allowed.

Sunday, June 5 (First Post 1:00PM)
•  Six Bulldog Races between Horse Racing
•  Pony Rides and Face Painting from 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
If you would like YOUR Bulldog to race, please fill out an application here

BASSETS
Sunday, June 26, 2022
Gates Open 12:00PM | First Post 1:00PM
The floppiest race of them all! Basset Hounds are back to race at Canterbury Park during the 2022 racing season on Sunday, June 26. Enjoy the Basset Hound Races and plan a fun day at Canterbury Park
Basset Hound races will be throughout the live racing day on the main track. No outside pets allowed.

Sunday, June 26 (First Post 1:00PM)
•  Six Bulldog Races between Horse Racing
•  Pony Rides and Face Painting from 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
If you would like YOUR Basset Hound to race, please fill out an application here

CORGIS
Sunday, July 31, 2022
Gates Open 12:00PM | First Post 1:00PM
The wiggle butt racing returns to Canterbury Park! Watch adorable Corgis dash down the track on July 31 for our annual Corgi races. Enjoy a fun and friendly competition between horses races.  Corgis racing for a chance to advance to the “best in show” competition and dog race finals on September 4, which will have all breeds returning to Canterbury Park for the ultimate dog racing experience.
Corgi races will be throughout the live racing day on the main track. No outside pets allowed.

Sunday, July 31 (First Post 1:00PM)
•  Six Corgi Races between Horse Racing
•  Pony Rides and Face Painting from 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
If you would like YOUR Corgi to race, please fill out an application here

WIENER DOG
Saturday, August 14, 2022
Gates Open 12:00PM | First Post 1:00PM
Capping off the Dog Days with the wiggling Wiener Dog Races. A race that will surely bring a smile to everyone’s face! Enjoy the adorable Wiener Dogs race each other in-between live horse racing.

Sunday, August 14 (First Post 1:00PM)
•  Six Wiener Dog Races between Horse Racing
•  Pony Rides and Face Painting from 12:30 PM – 4:00 P
If you would like YOUR Wiener Dog to race, please fill out an application here

“Best in Show” Dog Days Championship
Sunday, September 4, 2022
Gates Open: 11:00AM | First Post 12:00PM
All breeds return to Canterbury Park for the ultimate doggy day experience! Watch all breeds race one another for a chance to be crowned the champion in their category.