Early Chuckwagon Race
This mural depicts the first chuckwagon races in 1923 and was commissioned in honour of the 75th anniversary of the GMC Rangeland Derby.
Did You Know?
- Invented by Guy Weadick, the first chuckwagon competition at the Calgary Stampede was in 1923
- The GMC Rangeland Derby now offers a purse of over $1 million annually
- A chuckwagon’s running time is determined when the nose of its first horse crosses the finish line, assuming no penalties