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Friday, February 13, 2009


Lucky 13

Last night at the Banquet I drew Lucky Number 13 which sends me out the start Chute at 11:39AM Sat morning. After 4 days in Whitehorse filled with our final two runs, lots of meetings and final packing we are ready to go!! the dogs are extremely happy and sense that we are about to embark on an epic journey. I brought sixteen dogs to whitehorse and now the night before the race I have made my Final cuts. Unfortantly Tok the oldest dog at 10 years old got some kind of sore on the top of his head that has made the top of his head very sore. He is on antibiotics but because of this I have chosen to leave him behind. This is a real bummer I was looking forward to having his experience out on the trail. But anything that is sore now is only going to get more sore out on the trail. This has bumped the 45 pound Molly up to the race team. Molly has been a solid dog all season and has proven she can bring allot to the team. She is just two and this will be her first 1000 mile race, along with Budget they are the only two rookies. I am excited to add another young dog to the team, their excitement will be very fun to have along the trail. Molly is a big time cheerleader, a great eater and a very consistent, she will be a great addition to the team. So here you go the starting lineup for the the 2009 Quest. Thanks so much to all of my sponsors without your support this would not be possible. This will be my last blog entry I am turing the updates for the race over to My good friends Aren and Jen Gunderson. Check out the Yukon Quest 09 blog for updates throughtout the race, thanks again for being great supports, This years team is stronger and more prepared then we've ever been!!! I am looking forward to a great race. Off the the Races

Ling Ling
The Dude

Brent and the Wild and Free Gang

Brent good luck and hope the trails are easy and fun we are rooting for you. Ed Willow Linda Joee and Pam
Good luck Brent and Dogs! We're behind you all the way! Sorry to hear about Tok's boo-boo, but I am happy to hear that sweet Molly made the team.

There are some pics of Brent, the dogs, and Rosie's collar in this newsminer article:

I love the one with the dogs loose and swirling around Brent.

Yesiree! Lucky 13, on Friday the 13th, following an incredible full moon! The planets have all aligned for a fantastic race! You can do it! We're rootin' for ya!

The Davis's in Homer
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