For me, I will set the variable which is used to display the number of “.” to equal 0
For race in range(...):
Furlong1 = 0
Furlong2 = 0
For furlong in range(..):
Using this the owl will start again from the beginning after each race.
I don't know what approach that you use to make the owl move but that what I do to restart the owl race. So let me know if you need more help or don't quite understand.