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.
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Iditarod Classics (Lew Freedman)
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