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Wiener Dog Races

Wiener Dog Races

They're Back! Sunday, July 17

Wiener dog races are coming back to Fort Erie Race Track on Sunday, July 17. Beginning after horse racing ends, this friendly non-wagering event is fun for the whole family! Spectator attendance is free. 

Special thanks to our event sponsors, The Pet Food Outlet and Dave McMahon's Dog Training Academy

What to Expect

Horse racing begins at 1pm with 8 races on the card. The wiener dog races will follow (Starting around 4:30 pm)

We will have two tracks running, one on either side of the grandstand. There will be 8 races in total, including 6 qualifying heats with up to 12 dogs in each race. The top two dogs in each race will advance to a finale. There will also be a mixed breed wiener dog race. 

Please Note: We love all dogs, but only dogs taking part in the event and service dogs are permitted at Fort Erie Race Track.


Browse our special vendor market with more than 25 vendors, plus delicious food trucks! 


We have 75 dogs registered to take part in this fun event. Registration for participants begins at 3pm in front of the Administration building. Please read the full event rules and details prior to your arrival Click here for rules.

Click here to see the list of participants and their race numbers 


If you have a wiener dog and would like to be added to our email-distribution list for updates about future wiener dog races, contact Those who are already on our distribution list will continue to receive updates about future events.

 This is a non-wagering event.  If you have any questions, please contact for more information.