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Dog Days of Summer - Hastings Racecourse & Casino

Dog Days of Summer

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

Prepare for some of the most highly anticipated events of the summer — Dog Days of Summer is making a comeback at Hastings Racecourse & Casino!

Get ready to root for charming canine athletes as they dash across the track, vying for the titles of TOP WIENER DOG and TOP CORGI.

Our second Dog Days of Summer event will take place on Friday, September 6, 2024. Live racing will begin at 7PM PT, with the dog races will be interspersed, and we’ll also have live music adding to the excitement 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 making a comeback for the 2024 season, and we’re thrilled to invite our adorable and lovable furry friends to the racetrack.

Save the dates and prepare to experience the cutest and most exciting races of the year!

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

Register to Compete

Does your Corgi have what it takes to be crowned as our TOP CORGI?

To register, please download, fill in, and email your registration form by Friday, August 2, 2024.

Completed registration forms can be emailed to dogdays@hastingsracecourse.com.

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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 corgi 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
Friday, September 6, 2024 Live Racing Begins 7PM PT