Kelsey Asmussen of Stettler clocks in 14.116 seconds at the ‘Kept Wives’ barrel race series at the Stettler Agriplex on Monday

Kelsey Asmussen of Stettler clocks in 14.116 seconds at the ‘Kept Wives’ barrel race series at the Stettler Agriplex on Monday

Ettinger of Stettler wins first barrel race of the year

Stettler Agriplex was kept busy on Jan. 11 as riders from town and surrounding areas came together for the 'Kept Wives' barrel race series.

Stettler Agriplex was kept busy on Monday afternoon, Jan. 11 as riders from Stettler and surrounding areas came together to participate in the ‘Kept Wives’ barrel race series, the first of the year and fifth in the series.

Betty Ettinger of Stettler made her mark as she completed in 13.721 seconds and placed first in D1 category, with Christine Ross of Botha coming in second with 13.726 seconds.

D2 was once again dominated by Stettler as Tammy Maccomish completed her ride in 14.505 seconds, with Erica Lee of Delburne finishing second in 14.532 seconds.

D3 was taken by Heather Saunders of Tees, as she clocked in at 16.150 seconds, while Crystal Shaw of Daysland finished second with a time of 18.153 seconds.

There were no peewees or youth category during Monday’s race.

The next barrel race will be held on Monday again, Jan. 25 at the Stettler Agriplex.