• Endurance
  • Weight Pull Hound
  • Close finish in the 40miler number 75 3rd place finisher Taylor Berge
  • Girls flying down the course
  • NF Husky wins Slyde the Playground Hound in celebrity race
  • Barbie being pulled by the powerhouse
  • Tired Dogs Still Running Strong
  • Beautiful Eyes
  • 60mile winner Jon Bunderson at finish line
  • Pumped Up Dogs
  • Number 2
  • Vet Check

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.

News

Changes to race due to warm weather

Due to warm weather and trail conditions, the Tud Kent 92 mile race has been cancelled and the 10 Dog Ray Gordon race will run the same distance as the smaller 8 dog race, creating 2 classes in this distance. One 10 dog 45 mile race and an 8 dog 45 mile race. All other races will remain the same as planned. Contact our race director with any questions: 208-360-0988