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Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is calling for entries for the 2nd Annual Wiener Dog Racing Championships on Feb 28th. There’s over $1,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs each day.  Visit FGNO.COM to download an application, see requirements and enter your pet. Email entries to So, mark your calendars and bring your family & friends for two fun-filled days at the track presented by Double M Feed Garden & Pet Center, $5 Admission, Kids 12 and under are free.

Wiener Dog Racing Returns to FG on Feb 28!

Following the success of wiener dog racing during the 142nd thoroughbred racing season, Fair Grounds will play host to Bark Week presented by Double M Feed this February featuring the return of wiener dog racing!

Wiener dog racing will take place on Bark Week on Saturday, February 28. Each day will follow the same format to crown the racing champion. Heats will take place between the chosen eligible applicants. The winners of the various heats will compete in a final race to determine the champion.

A $30 registration fee to be paid in advance will be required for all dogs selected to compete and top finishers will receive cash prizes with goodie baskets valued at $100 with the overall winner taking home $500 cash and all participants will receive race day doggie bags filled with fun treats.

Registration applications can be downloaded here(Wiener Dog Application) or at Double M Feed at 3212 W Esplanade Avenue in Metairie.

Food and beverage options will be available for patrons and participants in the tent area on the track apron and inflatables will be available for children.

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

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