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A musher can have a maximum of 15 dogs to start the Iditarod race. He must have a least 5 dogs in the harness at the end to officially finish. Dogs can be dropped for many reason such as injury, illness, and attitude issue.

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Q: What is the maximum number of dogs in the iditarod At the start and at the finish?
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What is the minimum and maximum number of dogs that are allowed to be on an Iditarod team?

At the start of the Iditarod you may have a maximum of 16 dogs and a minimum of 12 dogs; minimum of 6 dogs are required to continue in the race and are mandatory as you cross the finish line. (

In the iditarod what is the maximum number of dogs with witch you start?


What is the maximum number of dogs a musher in the iditarod can start the race with?

a musher can only have 16 or up numbers of dogs

Where does the Iditarod start and finish?

It starts in Willow And Finishes In Nome.

Why does the iditarod start with number 2 and not number 1?

Tart with number 2 because number 1 is reserved for the father of the iditarod.

How many dogs can you start and finish the Iditarod with?

you have to start with at least 6 dogs and end with at least 6 dogs

What is the fewest number of dogs you can run the iditarod with start and finish?

According to the Iditarod Rules for 2018: "A musher must have at least twelve (12) dogs on the line to start the race. At least five (5) dogs must be on the towline at the finish line." So a musher must start with at least 12 dogs on the line and must end with at least 5 dogs on the line.

In the Alaska Iditarod how many dogs can the musher end up with at the finish line?

I think the number is typically 16 dogs.Answer:12 to 16 dogs can start the race with at least 6 on the towline when they finish.

Can a dog in the iditarod be drug tested?

Yes, drug testing is conducted and urine samples are collected at the start, finish and throughout the race.

What is the highest number of dogs you can have at the iditarod?

You start with 12 dogs and the most is 16 dogs.

When does the iditarod start?

The first Iditarod race to Nome was in March 3, 1973

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Why did the mother and father of the Iditarod want to start the Iditarod race?

because they want to go sledding with dogs

What is a Widows Lamp?

The Widows Lamp is a lamp in the Iditarod Dog Race. It is lit when all the racers start and is not extinguished until every racer has cross the finish line in Nome.

Where does the Jr Iditarod start and end?

the iditarod starts in Alaska and ends in Nome and that is Nome, Alaska

When does the next Iditarod race start in 2011?

March 3, 2011 is when the Iditarod race starts.

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Where does the Iditarod dog sled race start?

The Iditarod dog sled race starts in Willow, Alaska.

Does the Iditarod race start at the North Pole?

The Iditarod race course is from Seward, Alaska to Nome, Alaska.

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March 1st.