Barrel racers ride for pride and purse

There was intense equine action at the Calnash Ag Events Centre on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Alex Keras is riding Raymond in her third run in the youth category at the Busted Barrel Series on Saturday

Alex Keras is riding Raymond in her third run in the youth category at the Busted Barrel Series on Saturday

There was intense equine action at the Calnash Ag Events Centre on Saturday, Feb. 6, when barrel racers of all ages competed in the Busted Barrel Racing series to claim both top spots in their categories and their share of the more than $5,000 purse.

The top three results for each category are as follows:

Open Division

Jackpot 1

1D) Kayley Blair/Famous 17.749; Sidney Daines/Flame 17.752; Tana Millard/Chick -18.088;

2D) Heather Nitschke/Corona 18.777; Lauren Russell/Snuff 18.835; Jessica Simson/Romeo 18.889;

3D) Donna Lowe/Rosie 19.755; Shelby Grinde/Tia 19.778; Barb Walker/Whiskey 19.869;

Jackpot 2

1D) Tracey Bruens/Dakota 17.571; Melissa MacNeil/Delcee 17.967; Rene Leclercq/Cruella 18.003;

2D: Ashley Thiel/Smoke 18.615; Chael Nykolyn/Rio 18.629; Hope Laberge/Avalanche 18.702;

3D) Corleen LeClercq/Razzel 19.590; Charlene Humphrey/Lewis 19.743; Sarah Nixdorff/Jace 19.764;

Youth Division

Jackpot 1

1D) Jewel Pollock/Pepper 17.889; Taylor Manning/Lady Bug 17.927; Justine Elliott/Blondie 18.075;

2D) Kati McArthur/Jiggs 18.972; Phaedra Bruens/Casey 19.588; Alex Keras/Raymond 19.887

3D) Cooper Henderson/Buck 20.880; Tacie Tuck/Jill 21.428; Madison Levangie/Dunny 24.789

Jackpot 2

1D) Justine Elliott/Blondie 17.681; Jewel Pollock/Pepper 17.753; Amy MacDonald/Big Horse 17.841;

2D) Sarah Lyn Grey/MT 18.741; Tea Hataley/Chick 19.453

3D) Virginia Foran/Lolly Pop 20.054;Bryanna Villeneuve/Lena 20.247; Sylvia Cutul/Nitro 20.491;

Peewee Division

Jackpot 1

1D) Oakley Tonneson/Foxie 35.240; Kally Wills/Commanche 35.758

3D) Alexis Casorso/Magi 49.992; Evan Swerbus/Star 55.247; Charlie Dale/Lucky 57.207;

Jackpot 2

1D) Kally Wills/Commanche 35.795; 3D_ Alexis Casorso/Magic 47.510; Evan Swerbus/Star 52.571.