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After the Ninth aims to promote chuckwagon racing

June 28, 2020

The insider’s guide to the world of chuckwagon racing is one download away.  Third-generation chuckwagon driver and outrider Dayton Sutherland out of DeWinton has teamed up with reporter Kass Patterson for the After the Ninth Podcast – promoting the sport from an insider’s perspective.

Chuckwagons at a standstill

July 05, 2020

Like many other things, the chuckwagon circuit was shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. For drivers, that leaves a six-month hole in the calendar and thousands of dollars in expenses that need to be paid.

Calgary Stampede cancels 2020 show

April 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Calgary Stampede cancels the entire show.  

Dayton Sutherland Closing in on First Win

August 19, 2018

A third generation chuckwagon driver is on the verge of his first career WPCA event victory.  

Mark moves into top spot in Strathmore Stampede

August 04, 2019

Mark Sutherland has fastest time of the night on Saturday and is leading the show.

Decision Time

July 25, 2019

WCA driver Dayton Sutherland talks about decision to join

Dayton Sutherland in the news

Another Sutherland takes the reins.  Check out an article on Dayton Sutherland in the Okotoks Western Wheel.

Mark Sutherland in the news

Chuckwagon driver Mark Sutherland focused on his own title aspirations during father's farewell season.  Read the full Calgary Herald article here.

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Mark Sutherland talks to Erin Strate about all the changes in the sport of Chuckwagon racing and getting his start as a youngster.

A tribute to The King in his retirement year.

Kelly explains horse care and his love of the thoroughbred.

Dayton Race Sutherland explains his start in the sport of chuckwagon racing.

Four Sutherlands race against each other for charity at the 2017 Ponoka Stampede.

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July 07, 2017

Mark Sutherland tops opening-day action at GMC Rangeland Derby

The most decorated driver in chuckwagon history is saying goodbye this week. But Friday, in opening-day action at the GMC Rangeland Derby, it was Kelly Sutherland’s son who stole the show.

July 12, 2018

From hospital ward to chuckwagon track: device could help measure horse fitness

Chuckwagon driver Mark Sutherland says he is keen for his horses to take part in the research.

July 12, 2018

Veteran chuckwagon driver joins University of Calgary study meant to improve safety for outriders, horses

Veteran chuckwagon driver Mark Sutherland is involved in a study that uses a device to test the strength of horses.

May 29, 2018

Hitchin a Ride

Mark Sutherland invites me on a early training run at Evergreen Park

May 29, 2018

Stompede Ready to Go

Butterflies at the first show of the seaon.

Mark Sutherland's charity work

Kudos for Sutherland - Mark Sutherland is honoured for his charity work.

Safety is a priority

Partnering with the University of Calgary, engineering student Sam Pollock looks at how to make the wagon pole safer.

July 10, 2017

Kelly's Retirement

The King's reign coming to an end.

Mark Sutherland competing at the 2017 Calgary Stampede

Rain dampens driver's fast run.

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Mark Sutherland charity

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In seven years, The Mark Sutherland Charity Poker Tournament, with the help of sponsors and friends, has raised over $730,000 for various charities in the Calgary region.  

Ponoka STampede Charity Match RAce

Four Sutherlands race against each other for charity at the 2017 Ponoka Stampede.

As ambassadors for the sport of chuckwagon racing, the Sutherland family dedicate their time and resources to helping others.  These have included:

  • Calgary Stampede Indian Princess, Sponsor

  • Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, Ambassador for the ‘Take a Stand Against Violence’ campaign, Past Volunteer

  • Encana’s ‘Race Against Hunger’, WPCA Ambassador, Active Volunteer

  • Pacekids Programs, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Kids Cancer Care Foundation, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Dreams Take Flight Foothills Country Hospice and more.

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