Husky team members of the White family from Vermont size up the competition as they await their race. The young Jackson stands above Tonto (left), Max and Joey.
Rachel Colbath prepares for the six mile, Six Dog Pro race on Sunday. The 2011 Myopia Dog Sled Races were held at Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA.
Abbey (left) and Lilly Sturin at Sunday's Myopia Sled Dog Races
Doug Butler races to the finish while Tiffany Gast's team is on his heels in the Six Dog Pro event.
Keith Bryar's lead dogs take flight in the eight mile, Eight Dog race. It is estimated that the dogs run about 20 mph at this point of the race and peak at approximately 30 mph.
Jack Gardner (left) and Miles Brengle have a great view from the monument as Greg Barker and his team pass.
Greg Barker's team nears the end of the eight mile race.
Meg Mizzoni and her team of Alaskan Huskies in the last mile of the eight mile race.
Doug Butler and team at the start of the Eleven Mile race; this race allows for an unlimited number of dogs on the team.
Jason Sperry prepares to follow the Eight Dog racers as he trains to represent Team USA in the skijoring event at the International Federation of Sleddog Sports Winter World Championships in Norway.
James Wheeler's team at the start of the Eleven Mile race
Raz Taz, one of a large team of blonde Alaskan Huskies owned by musher Marla Brodsky, at the end of a long day at the races.