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Iditarod champ Lance Mackey takes up car racing

FAIRBANKS - Legendary sled dog racer Lance Mackey is used to being fast.His four titles in the Yukon Quest International and Iditarod Trail races are proof. This summer, though...
Health issues cloud 4-time Iditarod champ's future in sport

...ailments that might affect his future in the sport.Lance Mackey won the race from 2007 to 2010, but is at the posted on the Iditarod website, an emotional Lance Mackey says he loves the sport. But, in his words, "I can't...
Lance Mackey enters 2015 Yukon Quest field

FAIRBANKS - A four-time champion of the Yukon Quest sled dog race is getting back into the competition.Lance Mackey on Monday signed up for the 1,000-mile race between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Fairbanks.Mackey, 44, is a cancer...
Yukon Quest announces best finances in 6 years

...The intention is to not have less than what the previous purse was," McDonald said.Four-time Quest champion Lance Mackey said mushers who rely on prize money were worried the purse would be reduced this year."I can honestly say as good...
Officials unsure what killed dogs during Iditarod

ANCHORAGE - Officials are still unsure what caused the death of two dogs on four-time champion Lance Mackey's team during this year's thousand-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Iditarod Trail Committee Chief Veterinarian Stu Nelson...
Lance Mackey wins fourth consecutive

NOME - Lance Mackey picked up a few rewards on his way to winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive win in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled...
Lance Mackey wins Sheep Mountain race for 3rd time

ANCHORAGE - Lance Mackey won his third victory in five runnings of the Sheep Mountain 150. The Fairbanks musher and his team of 10 dogs was the only one...
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Lance Mackey misses court appearance

ANCHORAGE - Iditarod champion Lance Mackey was due in court Friday on a minor marijuana possession charge, according to an online court records database, but was instead...
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Lance Mackey's dog, Zorro, being flown to Seattle after collision with snowmobile

ANCHORAGE - Lance Mackey's dog, Zorro, was being flown to Seattle on Sunday for a test...needs back surgery right away." Zorro is a 9-year-old dog in Lance Mackey's Comeback Kennel, and a key element to the Iditarod musher's...
Lance Mackey up for ESPY award again

FAIRBANKS - The number two has been good to champion musher Lance Mackey. Twice he has won the two biggest races in mushing - back-to-back - the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and the Yukon Quest International...


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