- Category: AM 1140 Blog
- Published: Monday, 16 July 2018 08:07
- Written by Charlie Brown
(photo: Photo courtesy Lorraine Hjalte. Clay Elliot on Quittin' Time)
Well, it's all over for another year, The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth lived up to the billing this
year with great action, good food and fun.
(photo:Photo courtesy Lorraine Hjalte. Kurt Bensmiller hands out the infamous t-shirts after another good run)
The Rangeland Derby finished with a familiar face on the podium. Kurt Bensmiller took his family
to center stage last night and grabbed another $100,000 check for his efforts. Buddy trained Kurt
well as he has now won 4 Championships at the Calgary Stampede matching Tom Glass, he has a
way to go to catch Kelly Sutherland but in Kelly's words, "He is going to rip up the track for many
years to come".
Scott Schiffner rode his last bull on Saturday, retiring after being bucked off in the afternoon. What
a great career and the Strathmore cowboy can hold his head high as he walks away from a heck of
(photo:Photo courtesy Lorraine Hjalte. Scott Schiffner takes timje to salute the fans in Calgary)
I hear Dave Kelly and the Stage Show were awesome this year and I didn't hear one complaint of the
food on the Mid Way so it's a thumb's up I guess from all of the foodies.
Another year is in the books, for a listing of times from The Rangeland Derby last night check our
AM 1140 facebook page or check out the link below for all results of the Greatest Show on Dirt!
Have a great Monday!