For 20 years he tried unsuccessfully to win the big show. Tom last competed in the chuckwagon races as a driver at the Calgary Stampede in , giving him a competitive career spanning more than 40 years in six different decades. Dorchester grew up in Westerose , Alberta. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Postmedia wants to improve your reading experience as well as share the best deals and promotions from our advertisers with you. He and his wife Jennifer make their home in Westerose, Alberta. His first show championship win came in at the Grande Prairie Stampede.
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Troy Dorchester born August 21, is a Canadian professional chuckwagon racer.
Former chuckwagon driver Bill Thompson tells of his rookie year at the Calgary Stampede in Six-time Canadian Pro champion Brian Laboucane started the night off with a ripping run of 1: By clicking “Create Account”, I hearby grant permission to Dorchesger to use my account information to create my account. He also spent ten years coaching minor hockey in Wetaskiwin.
He also drove his first chuckwagon outfit at the Calgary Stampede and placed a very respectable 12th overall finishing his rookie season in 9th place in the world standings. Tommy told Wendel dallaw Hank Willard was paying Dennis and me each 10 dollars every time we ran into Wendel. The Only Driver to be a co-champion — with himself!
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Your account has been reactivated. For 30 years Dallas played hockey for Falun teams and even played goal occasionally for the Wetaskiwin Colonels. Sign in to complete account merge. Inhe went to the Calgary Stampede as an outrider … and got the bug for chuckwagon racing.
We didn’t recognize that password reset code. In addition to all of his success on the racetrack, Dallas was a founding member of the World Professional Chuckwagon Association, served as a director for 20 years and devoted much of himself to the growth and prosperity of chuckwagon racing and the WPCA.
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Dorchester grew up in WesteroseAlberta. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From Cloverdale, BC to Morris, Manitoba and every big show in between, Dallas Dorchester won them all In addition to all of his success on the racetrack, Dallas was a founding member of the World Professional Chuckwagon Association, served as a director for 20 years and devoted much of himself to the growth and prosperity of chuckwagon racing and the WPCA.
Views Read Edit View history. He also organized the first ever chuck-sled races at the Wetaskiwin Winter Carnival. Besides his chuckwagon involvement, Dallas also trained and raced thoroughbred horses at tracks with parimutuel betting including both Edmonton and Calgary. You can always change the information you share with us by editing your profile.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. In the late s and early s Tom continued horse racing and started competing in the Roman standing and chariot races mostly at small rodeos and picnics.
Inhe won his first of what would be four World Chuckwagon Championships. We’ve sent an email with instructions to create a new password.
He was named the World Champion Outrider inthe inaugural year for the award. Grandfather Tom won the honour four dorchestrr, uncle Dallas won it twice and dad Gary won it in Your email address will not be published. Thank you for verifiying your email address. Notify me of new posts by email.
His grampa Tom won it four times. They lived in the Usona district for a few years before relocating to Wetaskiwin, and eventually settled in Westerose in