And Their Off!!!

Posted on: March 31, 2017

The Brakemen Foundation has proudly teamed up with some fantastic companies this year to enhance the Race Day Sponsorship experience. High River Autoplex and Friends of The Brakemen Foundation have proudly won Colt Cosgrave at the 2017 Canvas Auction. Colt is a 4th generation chuckwagon driver with 20 years of racing experience and 10 starts at the Calgary Stampede!

Manteo Group and Friends of The Brakemen Foundation picked up two amazing drivers, Dallas Dyck and Todd Baptiste. Dallas will be racing for his third year in a row at the Calgary Stampede. Todd has wagon racing in his blood, rising from being an outrider for his Uncle Edgar in his 1996 Stampede championship win. Todd made his first appearance holding the reins in the 2012 Rangeland Derby.

Come cheer on The Brakemen Foundation’s racing team from July 7-16 and help raise money for our mandate of – “Zero Hungry Kids”.

Manteo and Brakemen Group Photo
Manteo and Brakemen Group Photo

More than the money – the unique partnership at the back of the track

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Brakemen Foundation Calgary Stampede 2015

John Walters isn’t easily shaken. A veteran chuckwagon driver, his previous career in rodeo included riding broncs and wrestling steers. But cowboy tough doesn’t always keep the nerves from getting to you. Especially when up on stage at the Calgary Stampede Canvas Auction.

“There are definitely some butterflies in your stomach. It’s nerve-wracking, for sure,” Walters said with a grin, clearly back in his comfort zone after the bidding had ended and he was teamed up with the Brakeman Foundation for the third year running.
Read the full story here.

Premier Rachel Notley at the 2nd annual Brakemen Foundation Celebrity Chef Cookoff

Posted on: March 22, 2016