• The top three winners of the first-ever Schnickelfritz Stakes were from left, second place, “Tank” and his owner, Rachel Hood; first place, “Isabella” and her owner, Lainie Parker; and third place, “Wrangler” and his owner, Annie Blakely. The races were held after the horse races and all proceeds benefitted the Fredericksburg Dog Park Association. — Standard-Radio Post/Erika Vela
  • Robert Sierra, pit master of S & S Pit Crew from San Marcos, shows off his ribs during the barbecue cook-off on Saturday. Sierra, whose barbecue sauce recipe was picked up by Heinz, is a brand ambassador for the company and has made appearances in commercials and on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
  • Wes Wall, left, and Tully Brown worked hard to capture a goat during the goat roping contest. Wall placed first and third in the contest.
  • David Burlew of Center Point pitches a washer during the washer pitching tournament on Saturday, July 21.
  • Chris Rybak entertained hundreds during Saturday evening’s dance with polka, Cajun and country music tunes. Arkey Blue also performed to close out Saturday’s festivities.
  • Ellery Deese, left, Juan Solano Garcia and Stephen Deese judged barbecue chicken turn-ins on Saturday.

Night In Old Fredericksburg

Over 2,000 people brave the heat for horse races and event

Fredericksburg Standard

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Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228
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