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Nevis mayor Dave McCurnin's "Daddy" will be among the contenders rounding the racetrack Sunday, July 5. Post time is 4:05 in Muskie Park.

Pig races in Nevis will determine Senate race winner

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Morris Sun Tribune
Pig races in Nevis will determine Senate race winner
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On your mark, get set - oink!

And they're off, rounding the first corner with lightning speed, the crowd cheering the tiny piglets.

But wait; is that something to nibble on? The crowd roars and a trainer steps in to urge Porky on to the finish line...

Nevis Muskie Park will become Muskie Downs Sunday, July 5 when renowned pigmeister Gary Dauer arrives from Leader with his pinks - and high jinx - for an afternoon of pig racing.

Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with a post time of 4:05.

Nine teams of piglets will be rounding the racetrack, each wearing a vest with a local sponsor's name.

There will be a Coleman-Franken run-off with the winner pig heading off to Washington.