Tara Switzer of Big Valley on her way to winning the 3D category of the fourth barrel race at ‘My Favorite Things’ barrel series

Tara Switzer of Big Valley on her way to winning the 3D category of the fourth barrel race at ‘My Favorite Things’ barrel series

Aubrey Ross of Botha and Tara Switzer of Big Valley win top spots at Stettler Barrel Race

Eight-year-old Aubrey Ross of Botha and Tara Switzer of Big Valley won top spots at the fourth barrel race of My Favorite Things series.

Eight-year-old Aubrey Ross from Botha barreled in 19.923 seconds to win the fourth division, while Tara Switzer of Big Valley won top spot in the third with 18.876 seconds at the fourth barrel race of the series My Favorite Things on Monday, August 10, held at the outdoor arena of Stettler Agriplex.

Cranna Roberts was the winner in the first division with 17.847 seconds, and Jill Macdougall secured top place in the second division, barreling at 18.354 seconds.

Kaye Stoesser came in second at 17.902 seconds and Sarah Hall came in third at 18.043 seconds in the first division.

In the second division, the runner-up was Shaylee McMann in 18.468 seconds, and Karla Fawcett came in third with 18.528 seconds.

The third division runner-up was Dawn Gertner at 18.928 seconds, followed by Dena Millard at 19.097 seconds.

Corky Jones barreled in 19.935 seconds to secure the second place in the fourth division, followed by Dawn Fryer at 19.961 seconds.

All division winners won wine basket hampers, while the top five riders from each category also won prize money.

The next race of the series will be held on Monday, August 24.

For participation and sponsor enquiries Melissa Gruenwald-Thiessen can be reached at 403-741-4230.