• Centennial Race
  • Excited dogs at the start line
  • Loving It
  • Lemar Huntsman with team 1950
  • Many different kinds of spectators cheered on the dogs and mushers
  • Beautiful Eyes
  • Huge Crowds In Ashton's Early Days
  • Philip McEwen and his jumping husky
  • Mutt race sled puller
  • Centennial Race

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 15, 2018 to February 17, 2018

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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