• Mild collision during the kids snowshoe race
  • 1923 Dog Derby Awards
  • Excited dogs at the start line
  • Tired Dogs Still Running Strong
  • Everett Heseman With Team Circa 1945
  • Stoffel Reitsman from Minnesota with all husky team
  • Lila Wheatley almost losing her team in the 25miler finish
  • Lemar Huntsman with team 1950
  • Kid snowshoer's serious faces
  • Mutt race participant
  • Speed demon girls in the snowshoe race

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The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

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

Compete for a large payout with 15 money winners!

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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