B.C. Barrel Horse Showcase rides Sept. 7-8 at Eagle View Equestrian Centre

The Eagle View Equestrian Centre is hosting a B.C. Barrel Horse Showcase this weekend in Williams Lake.

The Eagle View Equestrian Centre is hosting a B.C. Barrel Horse Showcase this weekend in Williams Lake.

The staff at Eagle View Equestrian Centre are inviting anyone intersted in watching the event to come up to the centre, located at     2458 Tawny Way off of Dog Creek Road, to enjoy some 50 competitors riding over two days of racing.

Racing begins Saturday at the Eagle View Indoor Arena at 2 p.m. followed by a Pole Bending Jackpot at 4 p.m.

On Sunday, racing kicks off at 11:30 a.m.

Both days will feature peewee and open divisions.

2D futurity, incentive side pots and $1,600 has been added to the prize pool.

Camping is available on site, with a barbecue social Saturday night.

For more information contact Lori Rankin at 250-392-2584.

 

Williams Lake’s Mangat headlines BFL 25 Saturday

 

Williams Lake professional mixed martial artist Gary Mangat will put his undefeated record on the line Saturday, Sept. 7 in Richmond at the River Rock Casino and Resort against Josh Gow in the main event of Battlefield Fight League’s BFL 25 card.

Mangat, 26, who trains alongside the likes of Georges St. Pierre, Ivan Menjivar and other UFC stars at Tristar’s famous training facility in Montreal, has amassed a perfect four wins and no loss record since turning pro in February of 2012.

Gow, a native of Spokane, WA., heads into Saturday’s bout with a perfect two win, no loss record.

Mangat’s last win was a first-round knockout of Jordan Mackin at Battlefield Fight League 24.