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Mitch Seavey Wins Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race; Sets 2 Records

Seavey, who previously won the Iditarod in 2013 and 2004, became the fastest and the oldest musher to win the race. He also beat his son, defending champion Dallas Seavey.

Mitch Seavey has been the first to cross the finish line under the famed burled arch before — he previously won the famed Alaska Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2013 and 2004.

This year he became the fastest and

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