Ten Canadian cowboys advance to Sunday Showdown from Pool A of 2019 Calgary Stampede

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There were a total of 10 Canadian cowboys who advanced from Pool A to the Sunday Showdown of the 2019 Calgary Stampede on Monday.  They were Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alberta and Jake Watson of Hudson’s Hope, British Columbia (saddle bronc), Jake Vold of Airdrie, Alberta (bareback), Jared Parsonage of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan and Zane Lambert of Ponoka, Alberta (bull riding), Logan Bird of Nanton, Alberta and Riley Warren of Stettler, Alberta (tie down roping) and Craig Weisgerber of Ponoka, Alberta, Cody Cassidy of Donalda, Alberta and Stephen Culling of Fort St. John, British Columbia (steer wrestling).

Pool A competitors started their competition on Friday and ended on Monday. The top four cowboys from the pool advanced to the Sunday Showdown. Pool B competitors started on Tuesday and will compete every day until Friday.

Parsonage had the highest score in bull riding on Friday with 86.5 points. Thurston had the highest score in the saddle bronc on Friday with 86 points and on Monday with 88.5 points. Watson had the highest score in the saddle bronc on Sunday with 87.5 points. Vold had the highest score in the bareback on Friday with 88 points and on Saturday with 86 points. Weisberger had the fastest time in steer wrestling on Friday with a time of 4.7 seconds. Culling had the fastest time in steer wrestling on Sunday with a time of 3.9 seconds.

In chuckwagon racing, the fastest drivers each day of the Rangeland Derby so far have been Chad Fike of Cremona, Alberta (1:18.06 on Friday), Evan Salmond of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan (1:17.12 on Saturday), Kris Molle of Chauvin, Alberta (1:13.89 on Sunday) and Jason Glass of High River, Alberta (1:12.05 on Monday). The fastest chuckwagon driver each day receives $6,000.


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