King wins fourth Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Updated: March 16, 2006, 2:56 PM ET
By Jeannette J. Lee | Associated Press — March 16, 2006

NOME, Alaska — Jeff King won his fourth Iditarod under a full moon early Wednesday morning with what he called the best sled dog team he's ever had, finishing the 1,100-mile race in nine days, 11 hours and 11 minutes. King's team loped down Nome's main street shortly after 1 a.m. local time Wednesday as hundreds of residents cheered as he went under the burled arch. "It's a wonderful feeling to have them come in this strong," he said after the race. He arrived in the old gold ...

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