Scoop Blog Archive / August 2008

Forget the Olympics-see video from Weiner Dog Race

Seattlemag.com intern Jaquel Moore headed to the race. Here's his report. 
 
Yesterday the annual Emerald Downs Weiner Dog qualifying race had the fanfare of a classic horse race, minus the Mint Juleps and ladies in fancy hats.

It was a blistering 80 degrees during the late morning at Seattle Center, spectators lined the plush green race track, cheering for their favorite pooch as a bugler performed Elvis' K-9 classic, "Hound Dog". Read more »