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SAN DIEGO - A huge crowd in San Diego gathered around a bunch of small dogs to see which one could be the top dog.

The Port of San Diego Big Day Balloon Parade began with a dog race - the 16th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals.

Eight dachshunds competed Thursday on a 56-foot track for a $1000 prize.

Oscar, a brown wiener dog from Tucson, Arizona, beat his rivals in a nose to nose race to the finish.

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