Spirit Of A Racer In A Dog’s Blood

Like any athlete, Winnie has a race-day routine. Four hours before the beginning of her sled-dog race in this upstate town, Winnie, a Siberian husky, laps up meat broth. Two hours before, she submits to pats from spectators. Forty minutes before, she settles into the snow for a final rest.But her co-owner Diane Baskin-Wright said not to be fooled. “She morphs into psycho dog when she hits the line,” Baskin-Wright said.Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/13/sports/spirit-of-a-racer-in-a-siberian-huskys-blood.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

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