Dachshunds will dash in Soulard this Sunday

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The Soulard Mardi Gras Weiner Dog Derby is the longest-running dachshund derby in America. On Sunday, January 31, hundreds of dachshunds and their people will head to Rudy Commons, the brick plaza in front of Soulard Market, to determine the fastest dachshund in all the land.

Participants are separated into four divisions based on age: Hot Dog, Ballpark Frank, Cocktail Wienie, and Wiener Wannabe.

The entry fee for the race is $10.00. The fun event is free to watch.  Races begin a 2:00pm.

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