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Racing has gone to the Dogs!

Corgi races bring in the crowds

 

GLENN SMITHEY/Pine Bluffs Post

Champion Zappa, First Place Corgi from Lander, Wyoming.

As the Saturday afternoon sun shone down on the unbridled and sweating dog flesh that milled around the track, the inaugural Corgi Derby was set to start. Dressed in their derby finery the corgi owners sipped Mint Juleps and Kentucky Mules while they waited for their heats. Five heats before declaring an overall winner almost 200 people stood outside the Pine Bluffs Distillery enjoying food from Butler Dogs and Fat Howards Chili.

At 3:30 p.m. race master Charlie Brown sounded the bugles and the first heat started. In a matter of seconds the Lander Corgi Racing Team started the day off righ...



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