One of the showcase attractions of Sam Steele Days in Cranbrook are the fabulous, fantastic and famous Wiener Dog Races (sponsored by the Paw Shop). They’re great. Hundreds gather in Balment Park for the thrills and chills, the hot-blooded excitement and action that is the spirit of true Wiener Dog racing. Gary Billmark photo

One of the showcase attractions of Sam Steele Days in Cranbrook are the fabulous, fantastic and famous Wiener Dog Races (sponsored by the Paw Shop). They’re great. Hundreds gather in Balment Park for the thrills and chills, the hot-blooded excitement and action that is the spirit of true Wiener Dog racing. Gary Billmark photo

The fabulous, fantastic, famous Wiener Dog races

One of the showcase attactions of Cranbrook’s Sam Steele Days festival are the Wiener Dog races — thrills and chills galore!

Among the showcase attactions of Sam Steele Days are the fabulous, fantastic, famous wiener dog races. Dixie of Kimberley was the 2018 winner after three exciting heats and an electicifying championship final. Photo by Gary Billmark, video by Barry Coulter