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A German who left his homeland to embrace the wilds of Canada's Yukon territory has become the new champion of the grueling Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, beating Hugh Neff of Skagway by 4 minutes. Craig Medred
William Kleedehn's once-comfortable lead of nearly three hours in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race evaporated on Sunday.Mike Campbell
Behind 12 tough and speedy dogs, Yukon musher William Kleedehn on Saturday maintained the sizeable lead he carved out earlier this week in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.
Siri Raitto posted a first-place finish on Friday on the first day of the Junior World Championship sled dog race at Tozier Track.
Thirsty for the championship that has long eluded him, William Kleedehn left the first Alaska checkpoint on the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race trail Friday afternoon with a 212-hour lead and victory closer than ever. Mike Campbell
Three-time champion Hans Gatt pulled out of the Yukon Quest this afternoon, saying he wants to save his sled dogs for next month's Iditarod. Jon Little and William Kleedehn are in the lead. Beth Bragg
Jonathan Bigerstaff-Myers won all three heats to capture the championship of the three-day Aurora Dog Mushers scholarship race for juniors.
Jon Little used a long layover in Dawson City on Wednesday to hang out with his dogs and look forward to a full night of warm, restful sleep before returning to the trail in the Yukon Quest sled-dog race.Beth Bragg
William Kleedehn of Carcross, Yukon, and Kasilof's Jon Little pulled into the Dawson City checkpoint of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race within two minutes of each other Tuesday night.
Cripin Studer, a 28-year-old musher from Carcross in the Yukon, handily won the Yukon Quest 300 on Tuesday.