FAIRBANKS-Here is your Iditarod leaderboard for Thursday.
Jeff King, the former four-time champ, is now in the top spot. He's in Ruby with 14 dogs. Following him is Sonny Lindner with 14 dogs.
Martin Buser is third and he is also in Ruby.
Aily Zirkle is in contention in fourth and Robert Sorlie makes the top five. Both Zirkle and Sorlie are out of Cripple.
12 mushers have scratched and one withdrew to leave 56 mushers on the trail. The next checkpoint after Ruby is Galena.