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Iditarod 2021 – Day 9

Iditarod 2021 MapSled DogDallas Seavey won the Iditarod for the fifth time at 8:08:57AM AKDT. He is now tied with Rick Swenson’s record for the most wins. He finished the 848 mile Gold Trail Loop in 7 days, 14 hours, and 8 minutes.

Jeremy Traska (5) made the decision to scratch at Nikolai ‘in the best interests of his team”. Jeremy was down to 9 puppies.

Standings at 9:45PM CDT (6:45PM AKDT):
Finished At Deshka Landing S
1 Dallas Seavey (23)
2 Aaron Burmeister (36)
3 Brent Sass (21)
4 Wade Marrs (25)
5 Mille Porsild (28)
6 Nicolas Petit (10)
7 Ryan Redington (20)
8 Joar Leifseth Ulsom (41)
9 Richie Diehl (6)
10 Ramey Smyth (9)
11 Michelle Phillips (26)
Beyond Skwenta S
12 Jeff Deeter (7)
13 Jessie Royer (24)
14 Aaron Peck (2)
15 Jessie Holmes (44)
At Skwenta S
16 Lev Shvarts (38)
17 Dan Kaduce (40)
18 Ryne Olson (14)
19 Paige Drobny (42)
20 Cody Strathe (37)
21 Matthew Failor (29)

At Finger Lake S
22 Chad Stoddard (18)R
23 Kristy Berington (4)
24 Anna Berington (13)
Beyond Rainy Pass S
25 Travis Beals (33)
26 Martin Buser (34)
27 Joshua McNeal (30)R
Beyond Rohn S
28 Matt Hall (17)
At Rohn S
29 Joanna Jagow (22)R
30 Susannah Tuminelli (31)R
31 Sean Underwood (47)R
32 Hal Hanson (12)R
Beyond Nikolai S
33 Larry Daugherty (43)
34 Victoria Hardwick (48)
35 Dakota Schlosser (39)R
36 Will Troshynski (27)R

The Mushers in bold are former winners of the Iditarod, while italics indicates Yukon Quest winners. The numbers in parentheses are their Bib numbers. The small “R” indicates a total rookie, while the small “Q” indicates an Iditarod rookie who has completed a Yukon Quest.

These are the official standings. That means they are official, not that they are correct. Things jump around a lot as people decide to update the standings. This problem is especially bad in the back of the pack, as no one bothers to update those standings when the lead is changing.

This post will be updated during the day, and the map changed on all posts to reflect the current situation.

All posts on the Iditarod can be seen by selecting “Iditarod” from the Category box on the right sidebar or clicking on the Sled Dog graphic.

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