Ed Walsh, with Horseshoe Casino & Hotel, stopped by NBC 6 News Today to let everyone know all about today's race, Harrah’s Louisiana Downs annual Wiener Dog Races. The races begin at noon on the track. The Wiener Dogs will race to the finish line. The winner of each heat will then compete for all of the doggie biscuits in our final race of the day. You can bet on your favorite Wiener Dog. It costs just $1. If your dog wins, you get a Wiener Dog Race T-shirt. All of the proceeds raised from the races go to Robinson’s Rescue. There is also a free kid friendly area with bounce houses and more.
There is a free kid friendly area with bounce houses and more. Between the races, the annual Celebrity All You Can Eat Doughnut contest takes place. This year we’ve lined up TV and radio personalities to compete.
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