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Chariot race contestants succeed

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

The Wyoming State Chariot Races Championships were held outside of Glendo March 6-7. Competition throughout four divisions was stiff, and the fastest teams through two runs were honored. 

            In Division One, the team Sagebrush Motel Number One owned and driven by Roy Morgan took the lead. Horses on the team were BF Candy Cartel and Serenghetti. Over both races, the team only accrued 44.82 seconds. 

            Just Off Brothers, the team consisting of TLF Just Fittin In and Just a Skirt Chaser and owned and driven by James Olguin, placed second with a combined time of 45.20 seconds. The Demler/Newman/Skelley team, owned by Mike Newman and Lara Skelley and driven by Newman with horses Country Flyboy and Mister Fun on the Run, earned a total time of 45.55 seconds for third place in the division. 

            In Division Two, the team Boys Comin’ In Hot, running Dangit and Dr. Dredge, placed first. Driven by Rod Parkinson and owned by Donnie and Sherri Wheeler, the team accrued 45.60 seconds to win. 

            Second place in the division was earned by the team Sagebrush Motel Number Two, which ran JJ’s Dashing Now and Stormy’s Rylynn Jo. Driver Roy Morgan earned the team a combined time of 45.65 seconds. 

            Dad’s Bar and Steakouse, the third place team, consisted of Harley and Little Man. Owned by the Morgan and Giles families, the team placed with a total time of 45.74 seconds. 

            In Division Three, the team Children’s Inheritance owned by Stretch and Dawn Dawson, earned a time of 45.86 seconds for first place. Racers were Señor Bugs and Shake N Bake, and Stretch Dawson drove the team to victory. 

            HLH Nelson Quarter Horses, owned by Tom and Misty Nelson, placed second with a total time of 46.61 seconds. Almost Corona and Miss Jael were driven by Tom Nelson. 

            In third place, the team Horse Creek Express ran Goody Goody Goody and Cowboys Runner for a total time of 47.75 seconds. The team is owned and driven by John and Leilani Williams. 

            In Division Four, the team TM Jack’s Brats, owned by Tom Nelson and driven by Jen Barber placed first. Horses Bash’s Shadow and The Boomer Special made a time of 48.08 seconds. 

            Second place in Division Four was the Team Equine Addition, owned by Stretch and Dawn Austin and driven by Jackson Newman. Noble Sheik and Fling N Haul ran for a total combined time of 48.41 seconds. 

            Averi Hales is the editor for the Wyoming Livestock Roundup. Send comments on this article to 

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