Ben Morhart leads the front of the line as they stretch out along the trail during the Horsefly Volunteer Fire Department’s annual ATV Poker Rally Sunday.

Ben Morhart leads the front of the line as they stretch out along the trail during the Horsefly Volunteer Fire Department’s annual ATV Poker Rally Sunday.

Horsefly hosts ATV poker run

Seventy four participants took part in the annual Horsefly Volunteer Fire Department ATV Poker Rally on Sunday.

  • Jul. 31, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Seventy four participants took part in the annual Horsefly Volunteer Fire Department ATV Poker Rally on Sunday.

Among the participants were 64 riders and 10 ghost riders who tackled the 80 kilometre trail on Walker and Big Slide Mountains.

Prizes up for grabs were First Prize; a Polaris Outlaw 50 donated by Spectra Power Sports was won by Tom Edmundson – ghost rider.

Second Prize; an HD Sports Camera donated by Cariboo Spring and Auto was won by John Tomlinson.

Other winners were: Sandy Perry; a helmet donated by C & Ski Small Engine Repairs, Mike Cavanaugh; a helmet donated by Rosk Power Products, and Jim Roi, Diane Trudel, Dale Buckmaster, Sylvio Aumond, Terry Fowler, all won gift certificates from Williams Lake Honda.

Dave Clary won a GPS/compass combo, and the door prize of hand tied flies from Horsefly Don.

There were fewer participants this year than last, and the run may be shifted back to Horsefly Mountain again next year.

Watch for the annual event information which will be held July 25, 2015.

The HVFD extends their thanks to all the sponsors and participants.  See you all next year.

 

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