• 1st place finisher 25miler Kayla Corcoran beating Marcy Burrell
  • 1922 Dog Derby Winners
  • Mutt Race On Main
  • Lack of snow will not stop these dedicated mushers
  • Centennial Race
  • Blizzard
  • Philip McEwen and his howling dogs
  • Whistlin' Lyd
  • Mutt Race
  • Classic Postcard

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 14, 2019 to February 16, 2019

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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