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February 11, 2015

The cold isn’t quite gone, but it is going. Eagle will be above zero by the time the first teams arrive. Dawson will be a bit colder, but no longer the fifty below of the past week or so. Dogs will rest well on their 24-hour break.

February 11, 2015

1:00 am

Brent Sass once again has a shot at the gold, arriving in Dawson City Tuesday afternoon to cheers from the crowd gathered at the chute.

As the first musher in, Sass will get four ounces of Yukon gold, donated by the Fellars family – but only if he completes the...

February 10, 2015

This afternoon, musher Jeff King (bib #9) from Denali Park, Alaska, scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing.

February 10, 2015

Bib #24, Jason Campeau damaged his sled on the trail just prior to Carmacks on Sunday, February 9th.

A replacement sled was...

February 10, 2015

Written at 11pm on Monday, February 9th

Brent has moved to the front. He skipped a rest to do so. His team is trained to do this, but that strategy failed in 2014. Did he tweak it...

February 10, 2015

1:00 am

With extremely cold temperatures over the first few days, the trail of the 2015 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race certainly hasn’t been easy.

February 10, 2015

Michelle Phillips once again became the YQ300 champion Monday, arriving in Pelly Crossing at 11:25 pm to cheers from the crowd of volunteers.

February 09, 2015

This afternoon, musher Matt Hall (bib #25) from Eagle, Alaska scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing.

Hall departed from the checkpoint at 1:43pm with eight dogs and made the...

February 09, 2015

This afternoon, musher Tony Angelo (bib #10) from Fairbanks, Alaska, scratched from the race in Carmacks. While Angelo initially left the checkpoint, he turned around and came back to make the decision.

February 09, 2015

This morning in Carmacks, rookie musher Tamra Reynolds (bib #6) from Annie Lake, Yukon, scratched from the 2015 Yukon Quest. Her decision was made for the well-being of her team.

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