Hugh Neff

50 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
GBA Corona, Golden Bear Hotel, Tok Lodge, 40 Mile Air, my wife, countless kidzzz, Ivory Jacks

Nationality: American
Current Residence: Tok, Alaska
Occupation(s): Dog Wannabee
Kennel Name: Laughing Eyes Kennel
Name Origination: Robert Service Poem
Kennel Bloodlines: Erhart, Baker, Gatt, Attla
Breeds: --
# of Dogs in Kennel: 55


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
20

Tell us about your dogs?
Numerous 8 year old vets mixed with 3 year old rookies. Havana, Stevie Roy and Mojito are in charge.

How did you get started running dogs?
Worked as a handler for Bill Mitchell and the Erhart family.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The love, freedom of the trail, visiting friends...

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To have fun, to celebrate with my kids the most beautiful trail on earth!

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Dawgs howling.

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Stevie Ray Vaughn, George Castanza, Walter Payton; names with positive energy.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2017 YQ - 2nd

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2017 2 10d 8h 36m
2016 1 9d 1h 28m
2015 5 10d 15h 56m
2014 2 8d 23h 7m
2013 2 8d 20h 55m
2012 1 9d 16h 5m
2011 - Withdrawn
2010 3 9d 3h 12m
2009 2 9d 23h 24m
2008 7 11d 21h 24m
2007 9 11d 9h 26m
2006 - Scratched
2005 3 11d 1h 50m
2003 8 11d 23h 30m
2002 11 12d 3h 13m
2001 - Scratched
2000 13 12d 0h 57m