Three Canadians reach Sunday Showdown in saddle bronc at 2024 Calgary Stampede

Calgary Stampede (Wikimedia Commons)

Pool B wrapped up on Wednesday at the 2024 Calgary Stampede. Canadians had continued success in the saddle bronc.

Two Canadians finished in the top three in Wednesday’s saddle bronc event, and three Canadians have qualified for Showdown Sunday. Lucas Macza of High River, Alberta on the bronc Zorta Proud, and Dawson Dahm of Duffield, Alberta on the bronc Elvira were tied for second place with 85.5 points. Brody Wells of Powell, Wyoming has the highest score with 88 points on the bronc Little Muffin. As a result, Wells won $7,000, while Macza and Dahm won $5,000.

In the saddle bronc Showdown Sunday standings, Kolby Wanchuk of Sherwood Park, Alberta was the aggregate winner with $13,250. Macza finished second with $11,500, and Dahm was in third with $10,500.

Meanwhile in the Rangeland Derby, Chanse Vigen of Calgary, Alberta had the fastest day six time of 1.10.03. He finished .43 seconds faster than Jason Glass of High River, Alberta, who was in second place with a time of 1:10.46. Jamie Laboucane of St. Walburg, Saskatchewan finished in third place with a time of 1:10.84. Laboucane made headlines on Friday by honouring rodeo and chuckwagon racing broadcasting legend Arnie Jackson of Calgary on his chuckwagon. Jackson has been a sports broadcaster for over 50 years, and specializes in the rodeo and chuckwagon racing industries.

The aggregate chuckwagon racing leader is also Vigen at 7:08.42. Chad Fike of Cremona, Alberta is second at 7:10.59.



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