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Dog Days of Summer - Hastings Racecourse & Casino

Dog Days of Summer

PUBLISHED: May 14, 2024 | LAST UPDATED: June 10, 2024

Get ready for the most anticipated events of the season — Dog Days of Summer is returning to Hastings Racecourse & Casino!

We know you’ve been waiting for it, and now it’s finally here! It’s time to cheer on adorable furry athletes as they fly over the track, competing for the honour of TOP WIENER DOG and TOP CORGI.

Our first Dog Days of Summer event takes place on Saturday, August 10, 2024, with live racing beginning at 2:30PM PT. The dog races will occur in-between our regular races, and we’ve also got live music adding to the excitement happening at the trackside.

We can’t wait to have you join us at Hastings Racecourse & Casino for the Dog Days of Summer!

IMPORTANT NOTE: No other dogs are allowed on-site unless they are a service dog or formally registered to race that day. Let’s keep our furry friends safe and happy by following this rule.

Event Dates

The Corgi and Wiener Dog Races are back for the 2024 season, and we can’t wait to welcome our cuddly and snuggly friends to the racetrack.

Mark your calendars and get ready to witness the cutest and most thrilling races of the year!

  • Saturday, August 10, 2024 | Wiener Dog Races
  • Friday, September 6, 2024 | Corgi Races

Register to Compete

Does your Wiener Dog have what it takes to be crowned as our TOP WIENER DOG?

To register, please download, fill in, and email your registration form by Friday, July 12, 2024.

Completed registration forms can be emailed to

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Limited space available. Participation is not guaranteed.

No other dogs are allowed on-site. Unless they are a service dog or formally registered to race that day, visitors with unregistered dogs will be asked to leave.

Registration Details: Each application will be reviewed after the registration deadline. A member from the Hastings Racecourse team will reach out to you shortly afterwards if you have been successfully chosen as a participate. Limited space available. First come, first served. Participation is not guaranteed. To be eligible the wiener dog must be a purebred. A $20 minimum cash donation to the SPCA is required to all successful applicants. The cash donation can be made on race day.

Show Times
Saturday, August 10, 2024 Live Racing Begins 2:30PM PT