• Weight Pull Hound
  • Mutt race start ready to go
  • Loving It
  • One snowshoe finish
  • 1922 Dog Derby Winners
  • Stoffel Reitsman from Minnesota with all husky team
  • 1st place finisher 25miler Kayla Corcoran beating Marcy Burrell
  • Lila Wheatley almost losing her team in the 25miler finish
  • Mutt race sled puller
  • 1923 Dog Derby Awards

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 16, 2017 to February 18, 2017

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 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.

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