A handful of racers are still out on the Yukon Quest trail. Eight of the 29 mushers that started this year’s Yukon Quest have scratched. Most mushers would be thrilled to finish in the top 10 of the grueling race, but for those with winning aspirations, anything shy of victory is a disappointment. Sometimes a single decision can dash a chance at victory, something Hugh Neff discovered painfully this year.
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks