As Iditarod lead teams slow down, will a young gun make a move?

Whether you are a casual observer of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race or a true mush-a-holic, this year’s race is shaping up as one of the most exciting in recent history. A lead group of 15 talented mushers and strong dog teams is driving toward the finish in Nome, separated by a scant few hours that can be overcome with the right combination of strategy, endurance and a little bit of luck. How rare it is to have this many teams so close to the front at this point? Most years, Iditarod is down to few dueling teams by the time the race leaves the Yukon River.Read more here:


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