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Dallas Seavey Wins Third Straight Iditarod, Sets Record

Dallas Seavey Wins Third Straight Iditarod, Sets Record

Dallas Seavey did more with less this year at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

He set a record pace early Tuesday morning when he won his third straight Iditarod and fourth race in the past five years. And he did it with just six dogs, after starting the race nearly 1,000 miles across Alaska with 16.

No other musher this year had fewer dogs.

And the record Seavey beat? It was the one he set in 2014, when he brought only seven dogs into Nome.

"The key is always to run the dogs you have, on the trail you have, the best way you can moving forward," Seavey said.

This year a virus hit two of his dogs hard, and he said it was apparent on the first day of...

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