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WRIGHT TEAM RACE MITCHELL CRISTO DRIVES BIRD DOGS TO VICTORY— HBKLETS TEAM "SECOND BY NARROW MARGIN ' Thos. Wright's team of bird dogs, driven by Mitchell 'Cristo, won the 16-mile H. Wendell Endicott derby today in 1 hour, 17 minutes' and 30 seconds. Cristo sent his team over the course 1 minute and 17 seconds faster than the Hurley . Siberians, driven by Lon Brady. • Arnt S^aug placed third.. His malamutes. were about three minutes minutes behind the Hurley entry. The day was an ideal one for the spectators but the warm weather weather softened the trail and-made the going somewhat difficult, for the racing teams, especially on the return return dash after they had turned eight miles out on the Steese highway. highway. • • ,'•''. First prize was $100, second $50, ind third $25. Race officials were ?at O'Connor, George Preston and Davis Runyan. 1 ' The The teams finished in. the following following order: • •-•-•• = - . . Cristo, 1:17:30} Brady, 1:18:47; Skaug, 1:21:44;' Bob -Buzby, 1-.22 49; "-Roy Lund/N l:30':0t William Corey did not enter, • Brady had a young dog for,a leader. It played but and he had to carry it in the"-filed three miles Jess weighing to lis said six

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  1. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,
  2. 24 Mar 1932, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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