Marble Falls dog ranked No. 1 in the sport of lure coursing

The Highland Lakes has the nation’s No. 1 athlete on four legs. It’s Jack O Lantern, a two-and-a-half-year-old Afghan Hound, who is a lure coursing champion who clocked 28.08 mph in 2021. He runs courses in all sorts of shapes while chasing a trash bag. Dogs may not always follow the course the way it’s designed, so the dog that finishes first in the race may not be the winner. Dogs must show an ability to follow the designed course while the trash bag leads the way. The bag takes…

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