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SOMOS 2023 Kicks off!

Southern Most Sighthounds races into 2023 with the first racing event of the year in Florida.

Special Photo-Feature:

Spectators Welcome! [galleries below]

Southern Most Sighthounds (SOMOS) only recently wrapped the 2022 lure racing calendar, but were right back to the straight and oval tracks at Williston Horse Park in central Florida to kick off the 2023 calendar, and the dogs were ready to go..

Dogs from across the USA participated in the multiple Sighthound (Gazehound) events (NOTRA/LGRA/WRA) and addition of "All Other K9" (AOK9) means all dogs get to play now. With breeds as diverse as Border Collies to Bulldogs racing for the ribbons.

More on AOK9 (All Other K9)

You may be aware of Sighthound racing or Lure coursing. Fast CAT has also been very popular for all breeds, but the new AOK9 is all-breed but on a much larger track and multiple dogs released from a box.

With the larger tracks and more experienced race experience of the SOMOS team, the races are carefully monitored for safety from many angles. From the dogs fitness, to the equipment to several safety observers on each race.

The SOMOS club have been very positive in helping new comers, so the only thing to prevent you from brining your own lure obsessed pup, is you!

Muzzles are requires, but the community is a great one and eager to help newcomers. With small breeds, there may not be a loaner on hand, so check in with the club ahead of time.

Next Events:

4-5 February and 4-5 March. More information available from the SOMOS Facebook page. More to come soon!

We will have a full feature on this fun event for all your "need for speed" pups. Till then we hope you enjoy these highlights from the day.

Full feature come, so stay tuned!

Enjoy our very special photo-feature below of some Bad Azz Dogz and their humans!

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More Information:

- Southern Most Sighthounds On Facebook: SOMOS - All Other K9 (AOK9)

- National Oval Track Racing Association (NOTRA)

- Whippet Racing Assoc. (WRA)

- Large Gazehound Racing Assoc. (LGRA) As with all events Bad Azz Dogz features, it is the hope you will consider coming out into our amazing Florida Bad Azz Dogz world of fun and activities near you.

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