As the 2006 World Champion Barrel Racer Mary Burger, crossed the timers at the 2016 Calgary Stampede, the crowd attending Showdown Sunday, jumped up from their seats and roared – with deafening-excitement. The 67-year-old, fought through one of the muddiest Showdown Sunday performances on record, and claimed the largest check of her 31-year professional barrel racing career.
Calgary, AB – This summer, there probably aren’t too many grandmothers who are in a horserace for $100,000. However, there is only one Mary Burger and she is headed for Showdown Sunday, at the Calgary Stampede.
Kassidy Dennison, of Tohatci, NM, stole the show on Day 4 of the 103rd Annual Calgary Stampede. Dennison and her 10-year old bay gelding Sierra Hall of Fame “Eagle,” (Dash Ta Fame X La Ganador), claimed a winning time of 17.41 seconds and the fastest time of all four rounds of Pool A.
Lisa Lockhart and Louie (An Oakie With Cash) are rockstars in Calgary. Lockhart picked up three first place $5,500 checks in Pool B and sails into Showdown Sunday, at the 103rd edition of the Calgary Stampede.
Reigning Stampede Champion, Lisa Lockhart is back in Cowtown, capturing the spotlight at the 2016 Calgary Stampede.
Wrangler Network Live Streams the Calgary Stampede Friday, July 7 - Sunday, July 16, 2017.