Barrels of fun at Coombs Rodeo Grounds

Island Barrel Racers continue busy summer of weekend competitions

COURTENAY DAVIS RACES around the barrel during recent action

COURTENAY DAVIS RACES around the barrel during recent action







The Island Barrel Racers headed for Coombs Rodeo Grounds for Saturday’s (May 26) race. It was a great turnout, with the lots of sun at a favourite venue for many club members.

The top riders for the day in the Open division: 1D Lindsey Innes from Campbell River, 2D Sara Rathy from Lanzville, 3D Kaila Christy from Courtenay and 4D Jackie Mercer from Errington

In the Junior division: 1D Morgan Davis from Courtenay, and 4D Brianne Martin from Campbell River.

For the Senior division: 1D Leslie Pederson from Black Creek, 3D Sue Sheppard of Coombs and 4D Carole Herman from Courtenay.

Coombs very own Paige Noble was our only PeeWee riding Saturday.

Our next races will be held at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds once again on Saturday, June 2 with racing at 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 with racing at 11 a.m.

Admission is free, and all spectators are welcome.  Great weekend to plan a road trip.

Meanwhile, the Island Barrel Racers had a great turnout for a recent race.

The top riders were: Open 1D Sara Rathy from Lanzville, 2D Leslie Pederson from Black Creek, 3D Kaila Christie from Courtenay and 4D Severin Pederson from Black Creek.

In the Junior class, 1D went to Morgan Davis from Courtenay, 2D  Meaghan Bergman from Black Creek and 4D Kim Versluis from Campbell River.

The senior classes top riders were 1D Leslie Pederson, 2D Sue Sheppard from Coombs, 3D Carole Herman from Courtenay and 4D Kathleen Worth from Merville.

There was one PeeWee, Paige Noble from Coombs, who came out and did some awesome rides.

– Island Barrel Racers








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