The first and second heats of the 2015 Wiener Wars day at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn. is off and running. Heats one and two were won by Keetza, a 9lb dog from the third gate. Heat two was won by Coco, a nine pound, multi-colored bundle of energy. Coco has made The Minnesota Sports Report slide shows in 2013 and 2014 and looks to be a strong competitor in 2015.
Stay Tuned for more photos and stories from the track this Labor Day.
Update – After four rounds of intense qualifying races the dachshunds are fiesty and intent on winning. Here are a few photos from the day so far.