'Dog gone' good time at Riley Park dog races for Mary Ashley

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – For a few hours this morning, a crowd gathered in the outfield at Joe Stadium in downtown Charleston to laugh, cheer, and help bring awareness to a little girl in need.

“The Who Let The Dogs Out?” wiener dog and costume contest was a fundraiser and awareness event for 10-year-old Ashley Barbot. Young Barbot was born with Congenital Nephrodic Syndrome, so her kidneys have worked the way they should have.

At two years old, she had a kidney transplant. Now she needs another because her body is rejecting that kidney.

That’s where Saturday’s day at the came into play.

The event, organized by Jan Kirk and emceed by ABC News 4’s Victoria Hansen, was designed to raise awareness for organ donation and maybe find Mary Ashley a suitable match. The money raised would go to support a donor with bills and expenses after the transplant since that recovery process often takes months.

The also had a much simpler goal of putting smiles on the faces of the Barbot family, a group who’s traveled hours to and from a pediatric dialysis center because Charleston does not have one, who’s spend sleepless nights watching over their daughter and sister.

That was a goal realized – it’s hard not to smile and laugh when a dachshund in a pink dress down a straightaway, oversized ears flopping, tail and tongue wagging.

Sure, the races had a few snags. There was the winner who decided the best route was to hop the fence and run along the outside of the track. There were the heats where the gate lifted and not a single dachshund left their

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    • new5orleans2saints1
    • September 1, 2013

    Well now that your dad spit all over the birthday cake

    • Majestic Inuh
    • September 1, 2013

    lovely family <3

    • halofreak1398
    • September 1, 2013

    Nice to see you with your family

    • Zoobia Malik
    • September 1, 2013

    oh c’mon lmaoo.

    • Luis Barrera
    • September 1, 2013

    how much was the orange RC truck ??

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    • September 1, 2013

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    • September 1, 2013

    Lmaoo zues part haha

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    • September 1, 2013

    Nice ATACS Coat :DD

    • InSoMnIaC1308
    • September 1, 2013

    where is this house!? its nice!!!

    • ZeYheepaa
    • September 1, 2013

    Why my dad was not like you when i was 8? lol

    • ccomeCloser
    • September 1, 2013

    ur gf is so cute pal 😀 

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    • September 1, 2013

    I own a 5d mark II

    • sugarhighwhoo
    • September 1, 2013

    Just look out Vitaly, once you start talking to cousin “Roman” all he does is call you to go bowling and shit.

    • Zach Sayevskiy
    • September 1, 2013

    Yo roman, your dad

    • Zach Sayevskiy
    • September 1, 2013

    Looks way to young for 54

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    • September 1, 2013

    oh wow, after you said that i couldnt get it out of my head

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    • September 1, 2013

    use a nitro r/c against the dog lol

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    • August 31, 2013

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