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The 2017 Emerald Downs Corgi Races!

August 6, 2017 was the first annual Corgi Races at Emerald Downs in Auburn, WA. Evanwhit attended in grand fashion! Back in March Grant  began a Team Evanwhit Facebook page for planning and coordination. 4 Evanwhit dogs and 1 "guest" ran under the team colors.
In the saddling paddock each dog was given their gate number on a bandana. Anwyn shows off her number at the left. It took 4 heats to run all 41 entered corgis to set up the final, championship race.
Emma, our guest Evanwhit wearing her bandana prior to heading for the track with Mom, Angie.
Emma was our "senior" racer and ran well.
Martin and Sherrie Ola-Stroebel's Ringo  out ran 39 others to place 2nd in the championship race at the end of the day and made Team Evanwhit proud! He took 1st place for best groomed, handsome young corgi and crowd favorite!   Other Evanwhit dogs in the races were Chunky Monkey and Obie. All the dogs did their turn at Corgi PR back in the barns between races allowing folks…