Named after the Mako shark which is the fastest shark in the ocean. Born with the instincts of a true chowhound. Mako’s tiny ears can pick up the opening of the most quiet food wrapper. Reminiscent of the great Murphy who could respond to the opening of a string cheese wrapper while dead asleep, under a blanket, 30 yards away in under 3 seconds. Born of humble origins in Fresno, California, his potential full grown size as yet unknown. Mako currently can leap 1 foot straight up while eyeing treats which is similar to his namesake the Mako shark which can leap 20 feet out of water. A bit of a wild child it remains to be seen whether or not Mako will have the discipline to become a great champion of the Brewski Bros Racing family.
On June 24, 2017, Landshark and El Diablo traveled to the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to compete in the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals 2017. There were 8 trial races leading up to the main event. El Diablo placed 2nd in his trial race and was eliminated. Landshark in one of the most exciting trial races of the day was in a third way tie for first when crazy wirehair Fritz decided to sideswipe some competition into Landshark sending Landshark off his feet and rolling off the course into the crowd. All the excitement led to confusion and Landshark was able to get back onto the course and finish in first moving him into the main event. The championship race was a line up of racing All-stars to include previous champions such as Mila Miesner, Ezri Miesner and Tootsie. It was a VERY close race but in the end Mila won by a nose!!
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Last summer LandShark and myself, El Diablo were approached to appear in the sequel to 2013’s Wiener Dog Nationals movie. The sequel which will premiere in Los Angeles at the Grove on March 26, 2015 is titled The Wiener Dog Internationals and continues to follow the story of Shelly a rescue Dachshund and her racing adventures with her adoptive family. Since we had so much fun filming the first movie we jumped at the chance to play barking scenery in the sequel.
I always knew I would be a star outside of my own mind and it was about time the world started to notice! We were cast as the racing delegates from Egypt and Kenya and had costumes to represent our countries. And I must say Kenya has never looked so bad ass thanks to me. LandShark really lucked out because he looks just like Mila Miesner the main star dog and so he got to play one of her back ups as the lead dog Shelly. Not because he’s talented but because he’s smaller and lighter and the kid actor could hold him easily (lucky dog).
We’re really excited to see the finished product this March, the trailer was released a couple months ago and we both made it into the race scenes and LandShark made it into a scene as Shelly so he’s super stoked. Below are some photos from the set and the photo shoot we did in our international costumes.
~ El Diablo, the most interesting Wiener in the world
It all starts with the story of a tiny red dog named LandShark who aspires to one day triumph and beat the odds like his hero Seabiscuit.
LandShark, the story of an underdog…
LandShark’s story isn’t much different than that of his hero, champion Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit. Just as Seabiscuit was an undersized and overlooked horse LandShark is a smaller dog, a miniature in his breed and as a result is often disregarded. LandShark too has had an inauspicious start to his racing career and has been the butt of many jokes and suffered many heartbreaking losses to larger stronger Dachshunds. Most recently was his loss at last year’s Wiener Nationals when he chose to do stop just inches from the finish line and retreat to the starting gate. LandShark aspires to become a champion much the way Seabiscuit did and to become a symbol of hope to many Americans and fellow wiener dogs. Seeking to redeem himself in the eyes of his fans due to last year’s defeat LandShark is hopeful that he will obtain entry into this year’s race in order to prove that size does not matter and champions can come in 10 lb. packages.
The similarities are astonishing…
Seabiscuit 1938 upsets War Admiral
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Upcoming Appearances & Races 2014
April 24, 2014 – Fox 11 Good Day L.A.; Racing Demonstration with Sunny Oasis Dachshund Rescue to promote O.C. Pet Expo
April 25, 2014 – O.C. Pet Expo – Costa Mesa; Dachshund Races at 12:30pm and 2:30pm
May 4, 2014 – TVDC Wine Country Wiener Fest; Dachshund Racing at Mount Palomar Winery in the Temecula Valley
May 17, 2014 – So Cal Dachshund Relief’s Wild Wiener Round Up; Indian Village Park in Westminster, CA
June 15, 2014 – Wiener Dog Store at Old World Village Wiener Dog Races; Huntington Beach, CA
July 13, 2014 – Wiener Dog Store at Old World Village Wiener Dog Races; Huntington Beach, CA
July 19, 2014 – Los Alamitos 19th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals; Los Alamitos Racetrack, CA
July 26, 2014 – La Habra Heights “Dog Days of Summer” Wiener Dog Races; La Habra Heights, CA
August 23, 2014 – Glendora Flashback Car & Motorcycle Show Wiener Dog Races sponsored by the San Gabriel Valley Dachshund Club in Glendora, CA
See you at the races!!!!
~ LandShark & El Diablo (the most interesting Wiener in the world)