Iditarod veteran Nic Petit won the Knik 200 Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race for the second year in a row Sunday morning, beating a number of seasoned mushers including four-time Iditarod champ Lance Mackey.
Petit crossed the finish line at Deshka Landing at 7:55 a.m. with 11 dogs in harness and one in his sled.
Brenda Mackey, Lance Mackey's niece, followed at 8:02 a.m. with 12 dogs, and Dave Turner came next at 8:05 a.m., according to the race's Facebook page. Ray Redington placed fourth at 8:44 with 11 dogs. Fifth-place Lance Mackey finished at 8:49.
The Knik 200 is the first race of the 2018 mushing season and is a qualifier for the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest.
Find all the standings here.