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 - Allen's Team Sets New Course Record FAIRBANKS,...
Allen's Team Sets New Course Record FAIRBANKS, Alaska, March 9.-(AP) 9.-(AP) -- Old time dog team drivers and race officials agreed today that Johnny Allen's nine dog team, winner winner of the 90 mile Fairbanks Derby and a 31,000 purse, established a new Alaska record in the first 30- r"ile heat. His average speed for the distance distance was 14.26 miles an hour, against Leonard Seppala's recognized recognized mark of 14.23 miles an hour established in a 26 1/4 mile run at Nome many years ago. After winning the first two heats easily, the Ruby, Alaska, musher carne near disaster in the final run yesterday when Rip, the lead dog, stumbled in a hole, injured a shoulder and rode the last 22 miles on the sled. Allen's total time for 1 ·? 90 miles was six hours, 39 minutes and 11 seconds. Second place went to Harold \/6ods of Rampart for total time six hours, 54 minutes, and 17 seconds. seconds. He the leaving The 9.--(UP)-The

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 09 Mar 1936, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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