Buddy Streeper of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, has moved into first place in the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.The 30-year-old Streeper took over the lead after the fourth stage of the race Tuesday in Pinedale, Wyo.

Thirty-three-year-old Aaron Peck of Grand Prairie, Alberta, won the stage with a 2-minute, 56-second lead over Streeper, but Streeper is 6 minutes, 44 seconds ahead of Peck overall.

On Wednesday, the dog teams will race around Lander, Wyo.

Thirty-five-year-old Lars Lindh of Sweden remains in third place.

The nearly 350-mile race also includes stages in Idaho, Utah, and Montana. (AP)