• Mutt Race
  • Stoffel Reitsman from Minnesota with all husky team
  • Lila Wheatley almost losing her team in the 25miler finish
  • Don't look back
  • Half way there
  • Kid snowshoer celebrates his victory
  • 1930 American Dog Derby
  • 1st place finisher 40miler Dee Ogden
  • Folks on the roof tops to watch the derby
  • Classic Postcard
  • Who Needs Snow?
  • 1948 Race On Oval Track

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 15, 2018 to February 17, 2018

From 1917 when Tud Kent won the first American Dog Derby during a blinding blizzard to this year’s races, the running of the dogs in Ashton is an exciting event rich in history. There are 5 different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete. Read more about the historical American Dog Derby's past

There are different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete.

American Dog Derby 2017 from Vertex Aerial on Vimeo.

 

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