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'Bark at the Parx' Basset Hound Racing Fundraiser

'Bark at the Parx' Basset Hound Racing Fundraiser

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Parx Racing®

3001 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

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We are back this year with the BASSET HOUND RACING fundraiser at Parx Racing in Bensalem, PA!

About this event

That's right folks...we have this amazing opportunity with Parx Racing to have YOUR hounds race on the horse track! For a $25 donation your purebred Basset Hound or Basset-Mix can participate in the races on the track!

FREE Parking and Admission! FREE Family-friendly activities! Fun for EVERYONE

Events Timeline:

  • 11:00 a.m. - Gates Open at Parx
  • 12:00 p.m. - Registration for competing dogs begins
  • 12:05 p.m. - Horse Races starts
  • 12:30 p.m. - Family-friendly activities begin (food trucks, vendors with merchandise for sale, raffle baskets, etc.)
  • 1:00 p.m. - Competing dogs MUST check in at the registration table by this time
  • 2:00 p.m. - Basset Hound Races begins (this year the dog races will be in between the horse races, exact heat times will be shared with competitors a few days in advance of the event)
  • 4:30 p.m. - Basset Hound Races end
  • 6:00 p.m. - Horse Races end

Events Information/Requirements

  • The entry fee to to participate in the races is $25 per dog (plus service charge from Eventbrite; total is $28.16). With this you and your dog get exclusive access to the track for at least one race* as well as a "swag bag" filled with goodies! This is a tax-deductible donation to Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
  • Limited spots are available.
  • Competing dogs MUST BE PUREBRED BASSET HOUND or a BASSET HOUND MIX (all other dogs are subject to disqualification).
  • No additional dogs may be present at the event outside of the dogs competing.
  • *The distance for the races is 100 feet. Some top placing dogs from each race will move onto a final heat to determine the champion. Note: Number of participants in the final races is based on the total number of competitors.
  • Owners MUST register their dog via Eventbrite by the deadline of May 31, 2022 at 8:00 p.m., EST (unless all spots are filled prior to this date/time, then online sign-ups will end earlier).
  • Owners MUST submit a picture of their dog as proof of breed. Email pictures to Social@tristatebassets.org.
  • Competing dogs MUST have a current rabies vaccine. Immunization information is REQUIRED. We recommend bringing a digital or paper copy of your dog's current vaccine records to the event.
  • Two (2) people MUST attend and supervise the dog during the races (the "Owner" and the "Assistant").
  • We ask all owners, assistants and competing dogs arrive by 1:00 p.m. to check-in.
  • Dogs MUST BE on a 6 foot leash (NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES) while in the venue (except during designated race times).
  • Owners and Assistants MUST sign a release form prior to competing in their designated race.
  • Questions? Email Social@tristatebassets.org

FAQs

What are my parking options for the event?

There is ample, FREE parking at Parx. 

What can I bring into the event?

Parx DOES ALLOW outside food, non-alcoholic beverages, chairs, blankets, etc. in their Picnic Grove area. You are also welcome to bring charcoal and supplies and use one of the many grills in the Picnic Grove. See more information at https://www.parxracing.com/information.php.

Who do I contact with my questions?

Send an email to Social@tristatebassets.org.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We will have copies of your registration info. 

Can I compete without signing the release form?

No. You must check-in with us when you arrive and the dog's owner and their assistant must sign the release form in order to compete.

Is there betting on the competing dogs?

No. This event is for entertainment only. 

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Parx Racing®

3001 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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