Golden Gate Fields Top Dog Facebook Contest

Golden Gate Fields Top Dog Facebook Contest

     Weiner Nationals returns to Golden Gate Fields on April 9, 2011, but if you don’t’ have a Dachshund to compete in the annual race, you’re still in luck! Between March 21 and April 8, 2011 your dog can compete in our Facebook Photo Contest and you can win great prizes!

     It’s easy to enter and win. Simply “Like” Golden Gate Fields’ Facebook fan page at, post your dog’s photo on the Golden Gate Fields Facebook wall, tag Golden Gate Fields in the photo and tell your friends to comment.

    The photo with the most comments wins a Day at the Races for four (4) people which includes: Turf Club Admission, Buffet Lunch, Valet Parking and Programs. Golden Gate Fields will pick one winner a week, for a total of three winners.

How to Enter:

Step 1: Become a fan of Golden Gate Fields’ Facebook page at

Step 2: Post your photo on the Facebook wall.

Step 3: Tag Golden Gate Fields in the photo

Step 4: Comment!

     The contest begins on Monday, March 21, 2011, and runs through Friday, April 8, 2011. One winner per week will win based on the total number of comments made on the photo by 11:59 PST each Friday. Comments made by the entrant only count once. In the event of a tie, a winner will be selected at random.  Submit multiple photos to increase your chances of winning.  Golden Gate Fields will contact the winner via Facebook message.

     For official rules and conditions, click here.

Notes:   Wiener Nationals is on Saturday, April 9 and will feature Dachshund races in between each of the horse races.  The first Dachshund race begins immediately after the first horse race at 12:45 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate the day of the event.  Kids 17 and under are free with a paid adult.  Novice fans will be able to learn about horse racing with a free How to Bet tent located next to the winner’s circle the day of the event.