Dog racing in Vung Tau

At weekends in the coastal city of Vung Tau, besides swimming in the sea, enjoying entertainment and amusement activities and visiting beautiful areas, visitors can watch dog racing, a fun and unique

Dog racing was introduced to Vietnam by Sport and Entertainment Service Company and was officially licensed in 2001 in Vung Tau city (Photo: VNA)

Dog racing was introduced to Vietnam by Sport and Entertainment Service Company and was officially licensed in 2001 in Vung Tau city (Photo: VNA)

Dog racing is usually held on Saturdays so it is convenient for tourists to watch during their visit to Vung Tau (Photo: VNA)

Dog racing is usually held on Saturdays so it is convenient for tourists to watch during their visit to Vung Tau (Photo: VNA)

The trainers take the dogs to the track (Photo: VNA)

The trainers take the dogs to the track (Photo: VNA)

Each circuit is 450m long and involves eight dogs

Each circuit is 450m long and involves eight dogs

The “dog athletes” are numbered from 1 to 8 (Photo: VNA)

The “dog athletes” are numbered from 1 to 8 (Photo: VNA)

 
The viewers watch the race on the screen (Photo: VNA)

The viewers watch the race on the screen (Photo: VNA)

While the dogs are running, people in the stands shout and encourage their favorite dog (Photo: VNA)

While the dogs are running, people in the stands shout and encourage their favorite dog (Photo: VNA)

The races last three hours, from 19h30 to 22h30 with 10 laps (Photo: VNA)

The races last three hours, from 19h30 to 22h30 with 10 laps (Photo: VNA)

The dogs run at a speed of about 60hm/hour, faster than the speed of a track-and-field athlete (Photo: VNA)

The dogs run at a speed of about 60hm/hour, faster than the speed of a track-and-field athlete (Photo: VNA)

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