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THE GLOW Slot, 4D & Charity Barrel Racing Event is Canada’s largest Annual Barrel Racing Event of its kind! BC’s first ever 100% payback, 4D Equal Payout Slot Race offers 250 Slots for $250 each to barrel racers from all over BC, Alberta, and the northern states the chance to run for $62,500 prize money in the slot race alone!
New for 2018 was the Bill Robinson Memorial Keeping the Dream Alive 2D Futurity with $8500 Added & 2D Derby with $2500 Added. Total payout in 2018 was $23,463.80! Bill & Heidi Robinson of Wildwood Ranches have been supporters of our Event from the beginning and were instrumental in the planning of these two races. We are so very proud to be “Keepin’ The Dream Alive”! Originally from Chilliwack, BC, Bill had horses running in his blood. His father brought the first registered Quarter horse stallion into Canada in 1957 and in 1962 Bill purchased his first colt and has been raising top quality performance horses ever since. One of their studs, Jet of Honor, was the number one sire of barrel racers in the world and at the age of 16 sold for $62,000! Today, Wildwood Ranches has a new rising star, a Palomino stallion born in 2010, Guys Casanova Cowboy, own son of Frenchmans Guy. There were six Wildwood Ranches offspring out of the seventy-one entries that competed at the first annual Bill Robinson Memorial Futurity & Derby – we can’t wait to see how many we have in 2019!
The Glow’s signature Glow In The Dark Charity Barrel Race is definitely the most fun you can have Barrel Racing in the Dark! Spectators can watch Barrel Racers of all ages and abilities race in a “glowing” arena while raising money for one Barrel Racer who has fallen on hard times. Barrel Racers helping Barrel Racers by Barrel Racing! The 2018 recipient chosen by the racers was Laura James. This wife, mother and all-around cowgirl was tragically affected by the flooding last spring leaving her and her family without running water or drivable access to their home. This one race raised $857 for Laura James and her family and it meant so much to have her there lending a hand in any way possible. Please watch the AMAZING video of this Event Sponsored and Directed by Monique Vek of M Sport 6.
THE GLOW IMPORTANT DATES
Oct 5, 2018 – March 14, 2019 Renew and pay in full ($275) for your Slot
March 15, 2019 First on Wait List will be notified via email. Have fees ready
August 15, 2019 Must have submitted Renew Your Slot Form in full to avoid $25 late fee.
Aug 16 – Sept 8 Any Rider/Horse changes will be subject to a $10 Change Fee per change.
There were 760 runs made over the weekend with a total of $100,500 awarded in Prize money! Plus, over $150,000 in prizes, awards and vouchers were given away at this Event! We certainly couldn't do it with out the generous support of all our Sponsors! Thank you so much for making this Event such a huge success!
Slot Race winners:
1D 1st Rene Leclercq on Flirt for a Diamond winning $7812.50
2nd Rylee MacKenzie on GKS French Fries winning $4687.50
3rd Laura James on First Class Agouti winning $3125.00
2D 1st Chantelle Ronsko on Foxy Hula Girl winning $7812.50
2nd Kim Kerr on Would He Be Rapid winning $4687.50
3rd Gaylene Buff on RB Dyna Twist winning $3125.00
3D 1st Kylie Isnardy on Firen Boots winning $7812.50
2nd Taylia McKewan on Lynx War Dox winning $4687.50
3rd Mackenzie Woodburn on Oz winning $3125.00
4D 1st Layla Thomson on Conrad winning $7812.50
2nd Jayme Gyger on Two Eyes Taxicali winning $4687.50
3rd Carleigh King on Cowboys Hooligan Guy winning $3125.00
Futurity 1D Round 1 Taylor Manning on Nick Gets The Cash $1304.71 time of 16.386
Futurity 2D Round 1 Kim Babcock on Unleashaminiwinnieme $802.90 time of 17.408
Futurity 1D Round 2 Taylor Manning on Nick Gets The Cash $1304.71 time of 16.209
Futurity 2D Round 2 Kim Babcock on Unleashaminiwinnieme $802.90 time of 17.221
Futurity 1D Average Taylor Manning on Nick Gets The Cash $1118.33
Futurity 2D Average Joleen Seitz on Helluva Hula Chance $688.20
Derby 1D Round 1 Laura James on First Class Agouti $622.44 time of 15.963
Derby 2D Round 1 Candice Camille on Freckles Me Perfect $383.04 time of 17.069
Derby 1D Round 2 Renee Willis on The French Fame $622.44 time of 16.014
Derby 2D Round 2 Hannah Anderson on Shawnes Avenger $383.04 time of 17.189
Derby 1D Average Renee Willis on The French Fame $533.52
Derby 2D Average Brady McPhee on Fast Little Pistol $335.04
Open 251 Entries1D Renee Willis on The French Fame $639.81, 2D Hailey-Ray Prest on Miss Copper Cartel $575.83, 3D Hayley Harrison on Time For a Gin $490.52, 4D Hayley Harrison on Ella $426.54
The Glow Charity 35 Entries 1D Courtney Mailhot, 2D Launda Crossman, 3D Kristen Shaw, 4D Buffy Romeo
Fastest time of the Event was Laura James on First Class Agouti with a 15.963
High money winner at the Event was Rene Leclercq taking home $9505.10 in winnings
This facility has been used by a wide variety of equestrians from many disciplines for many years. The venue for The Glow offers: two indoor arenas (the main competition arena and a warm up arena), one outdoor Rodeo arena, indoor stalls, outdoor pens, RV Electric Camping, Dry Camping with free self penning, wash racks, indoor bathrooms and showers, vendor areas for our Sponsors, and an onsite concession. The facility is located in the city of Chilliwack, with many restaurants and accommodations near by. The main competition arena is 120’ x 225 plus a holding pen. The ground conditions have always been safe and constant.
Chilliwack Heritage Park 44140 Luckakuck Way
Carman Pozzobon Horses