• Long Distance Racer Starting Another Day
  • Centennial Race
  • Centennial Race
  • I can't be beat by a GIRL!
  • Weight Pull Hound
  • Centennial Race
  • This dogs got it in the bag
  • 1923 Dog Derby Awards
  • Whistlin' Lyd
  • 3rd place finisher 100mile Rick St Onge
  • Mutt race sled puller

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 19, 2021 to February 20, 2021

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.