Wiener Nationals Dachshund Races March 02 2018

The Wiener Nationals, where little legs chase big dreams of being the fastest dachshund in the United States. Sponsored by Wienerschnitzel hot dogs, the race is heading into its 23rd year. There are a few qualifier races, with the final doxie dash taking place in California at the Holiday Bowl football game. The winner will take home the official title, "Fasted Wiener in the West" in front of 15,000 people. 

Want to see highlights from prior Wiener National races? Check them out below.

2014 race where the defending champ, Buddy, takes a bite out of the competition. 

Dachshund Racing - Wiener Nationals

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Wiener Nationals - Dachshund Racing

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Cool promo video of Wiener National 

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Treat your winning wiener to a personalized blanket from TheSmootheStore.com

 

 

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 Wiener Dog Races - National Race

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Racing dachshunds for official races
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