Rick Mackey

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Rick Mackey was born in Concord.  He began racing with sled dogs in 1964.  In 1975 he first raced the Iditarod ® in 1975 and placed 13th.  In 1994 he placed 2nd in the Iditarod and won $39,000, that was the most he won in one race.  In all Iditarod Races he has won $238,122.  Rick, and his father Dick, champion of the 1978 race are the only father-son winners.

Sources
World Book Encyclopedia
www.iditarod.com
Iditarod Classics (Lew Freedman)

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