Angus runs the corgi course July 25 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Angus runs the corgi course July 25 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Auburn corgi Angus captures title race at Emerald Downs

72 corgis compete for championship

Angus, of Auburn, won the 2021 Corgi Races on Sunday at Emerald Downs in Auburn.

Seven corgi races, a total of 72 dogs, and nine thoroughbred races were featured on July 25, with the championship corgi race after the fifth horse race.

Angus also won the title in 2019. Six heats were run to determine the championship heat. A parade of corgis started off the day.

Emerald Downs didn’t allow any wagering on the Corgi Races. The names of the dogs included Ringo Starr, Tesla, Foxy Roxy, Guinness, Waffle, Russell Wilson and Shorty.


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Angus and another corgi are neck and neck during a race July 25 at Emerald Downs. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Angus and another corgi are neck and neck during a race July 25 at Emerald Downs. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

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