Mackey wins 1,100-mile Iditarod
NOME, Alaska Sitting with two of his dogs on the winner's platform on Front Street in Nome, Lance Mackey savored his first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race victory.
His victory Tuesday in the 1,100-mile Iditarod came just days after using a majority of the same dogs in winning the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.
``This is a damn dream that I've been living, you know, dreaming
about since I was a little, little boy when my Dad won this race,''
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