GILROY, Calif. -

A dachshund from Gilroy took the top spot last weekend in the 19th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals' Bay Area regionals.

Wally outran his competitors at the Santa Clara County Fair, winning his owner, Staci Linden, a $250 grand prize and scoring them a trip to San Diego in December for the finals.

For more information, visit www.wwnraces.com or www.wienerschnitzel.com.