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Former Chuckwagon/Outrider Jerry Bremner To Be Inducted Into Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame


Jerry Bremner competing at the 2010 Ponoka Stampede under the canvas of
 his longtime sponsor Trail Blazer RV Centre
Jerry will be a 2018 Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Photo By Carol Easton

At a ceremony to be held held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, former chuckwagon driver/outrider Jerry Bremner will be inducted into the Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame.

Jerry started his chuckwagon racing career as an outrider for his father Roy Bremner's chuckwagon outfit in 1972 with the Northern Chuckwagon Racing Association (NCRA). He began driving in 1984 on the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) circuit, and by the time his career ended, he was one of the most decorated chuckwagon champions of all time.

As a chuckwagon driver, Jerry was a three–time World Champion Chuckwagon Driver, a two-time Ponoka Stampede Champion, and was the 1993 Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby Champion. Among his many victories, Jerry was also a three-time champion of both the Grande Prairie Stompede and North American Chuckwagon Championship.

Jerry will forever be the co–holder of the Calgary Stampede track record on the old track, he had four horses named to the WPCA's Equine Outfit of Excellence, and made eight trips to the GMC Rangeland Derby’s winner–take–all championship final heat. He won the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2003, was the the WPCA’s Top Rookie Driver in 1984, and was the WPCA’s Most Improved Driver in 1987.

As an outrider, Jerry was the 1986 World Champion Outrider, and outrode for three GMC Rangeland Derby Championship outfits, four Ponoka Stampede Championship outfits and 1 Calgary Stampede Aggregate winner. Jerry drove his last race at the 2015 Calgary Stampede.

If you would like to attend the Induction Dinner on April 7th, 2018 when the Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame will welcome Jerry as one of their newest inductees, you can contact them at sportsfame@yahoo.com. The ceremony will be held at the Wayside Inn Banquet Room,   4103 - 56 Street in   Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Adult Tickets are $60 and Youth Tickets (16 and Under) $35.

The World Professional Chuckwagon Association would like to congratulate Jerry and his family on reciving this prestigious honor.

Billy Melville

 


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