Name: Velvet & Snickers
Eyes: Blue (Velvet), Brown (Snickers)
Age: 4 (Velvet), 6 (Snickers)
Musher: John Baker, Kotzebue
“They ran last year’s race in lead all by themselves the whole way,” Baker said. “And this year I gave Velvet a break two times. For two runs. And other than that, they’ve run the race in lead all by themselves.
“Like People always talk about in our kennel, how lazy I am with the dogs, because I don’t have to do much. They do everything for me. They turn and they go wherever I want. However fast I want. They’re just really a pleasure to be with.”