Penalties Cost Yukon Quest Mushers Critical Time As Race Nears Finish

With the miles ticking down toward the finish in Whitehorse, every action counts for mushers running for first place in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.Take for example perennial top finisher Hugh Neff, whose 30-minute penalty for forgetting his ax may be the make-it-or-break-it moment between him and Fairbanks musher Allen Moore, who have been running neck-in-neck since Dawson City.Read more: http://newsminer.com/view/full_story/17510112/article-Penalties-cost-Yukon-Quest-mushers-critical-time-as-race-nears-finish?instance=home_news_window_left_top_1

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