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No one who races sled dogs is going to get filthy rich anytime soon, even if they win Alaska's 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The prize for winning the sport's premier race is only $50,400 and a new truck. That doesn't even cover the annual
Maine (AP) Dozens of sled dog teams from throughout the United States and Canada are in Maine for the start of the 21st annual Can-Am Crown Sled Dog Races, including an Iditarod qualifier that's run through the wilds of the northern part of the state.
This month, more than 50 teams are set to compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile trek across Alaska. To gain entry, mushers must participate in three shorter qualifying races, including the Kuskokwim-300, a 300-mile competition
The closure of Oxford's circuit last month was the final nail in the coffin for the sport in central southern England with all of its four tracks now shut. Many others are struggling to keep going, as the number of stadiums has dropped from around 80
Iain Duncan Smith delivered a stinging rebuke to Boris Johnson's Conservative leadership aspirations after the London Mayor approved a scheme to turn the Walthamstow dog track in east London into flats. A furious Duncan Smith asked What's the point
This month there's a walk to benefit old dogs, a chicken class, a pet festival, a canine boat cruise and adoption events for cats, lots of cats. We'll start this list of events with a reminder about Purrfect Pals' monthlong "Vintage Cat Special."
The Republic azcentral.com Tucson Greyhound Park's faded aqua, pink and purple bleachers groaned not under the weight of excited racing junkies but with the wind as thunder rolled over the empty stadium. A faint recording crackled over the
Dog Days All Around Town Summer has arrived, and we're ready to celebrate all that screams 'tis the season in Los Angeles. From sand to summit, from sips to snacks -- we love L.A. summers. Fullerton Farmers' Market Dog Days of Fullerton The Fullerton
Iowa Not many people attend the races here at Bluffs Run Greyhound Park anymore. Aside from a few dozen aging diehards cheering the dogs from the shabby grandstand, the gambling-inclined prefer to take their chances amid the bright lights and
Text Size The 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off this weekend, sending 66 dog-powered sleds on a two-week, 1,100-mile slog across Alaska. Dubbed "the Last Great Race on Earth," it's one of the longest, toughest and most popular sled dog