7 Best Racer Dog Breeds


Whippets are descendants of Greyhounds. Bred to hunt by sight, Whippets can run with a speed of up to 35 miles per hour.


Dalmatians are very alert, athletic, energetic, and active. Their muscular bodies enable them to run up to 37 miles per hour.

Jack Russels are remarkably good at hunting for underground prey. They can hit a top speed of 38 miles per hour.

Jack Russel Terrier

One of the oldest Eurpoean breed, Vizslas, with their muscular and lean bodies can achieve a top speed of up to 40 miles per hour.



Very lean in stature, Salukis are agile and can hunt by sight rather than sound. They can sprint at the speed of 42 miles per hour.


A sighthound breed, Sloughis are very athletic and can run as fast as 42 miles per hour. It is one of the rarest breeds found in the US.

Greyhounds are extremely popular racing dogs. Their high energy enables them to achieve a top speed of up to 45 miles per hour.