Registration Now Open for the Meadowlands Weiner Dog Derby

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Registration is now open for the very popular Meadowlands Weiner Dog Derby set for Saturday, June 3rd.

Weiner Dog registration details and entry form can be found at

The registered dachshunds will be competing for the $500 Grand Prize in between the live horse races. Live racing kicks off at 6:20 p.m.

The Weiner Derby will feature up to eight qualifying heats (depending on the number of entrants) with the top canine from each heat advancing to the final. The first qualifying heat is at 6:45 p.m.  The Wiener Dog Derby Final will take place on the racetrack after Race 8 at approximately 9:30 p.m.

The derby takes place in the racetrack’s Backyard and admission and parking are free.

Fans, family and friends are encouraged to come out and cheer on their favorite hound.  Just remember only participating dogs are allowed at the track, no spectator dogs permitted.

For all event, live racing and dining details visit