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The Origins of Potato-Sack Racing

The ‘real’ origins

The origins of sack racing are lost in the bone-dusts of time, but a wandering Corgi troubadog has sung of how it all started:

Corgis took a picnic out for the day.

After five minutes on their way
they’d nearly starved to death
so, while they still had breath
in their…



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Susan Alison

Susan Alison


Paints pictures & writes stories for a living. Dogs appear in the art, & the humour — a lot! (Dogs have much to say about life.) Can be found at