25 races featured at Clinton County Fair


Dark Ruler, driven by Bryan Weaver (middle driver), hit the wire first in the 10th race Sunday at the Clinton County Fair. At the left is runnerup Hunter’s Dutchboy, driven by Hugh Beatty. Behind Dark Ruler is third-place finisher Rose Run Spencer, driven by Jeff Nisonger.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

WILMINGTON — Brian Georges got out of the gates strong Monday as he drove his own Sizzling Chips to a win in the first race at the Clinton County Fair.

The three-year-old filly paced the mile in 2:02.3. Mary Ann Georges co-owns the horse with Brian.

In all there were 25 races on Sunday and Monday at the fair. Aside from Georges there were several Clinton County connections to the harness racing dockets.

On Monday, in the fourth race, a Georges-trained Rainbow Magic, with Wyatt Avenatti in the sulky, hit the line first in a two-year-old filly mile pace.

In the fifth race, Sandra Burnett of Wilmington owns the race winner, Miss Lorelei. Ryan Holton drove the three-year-old filly to a win in 2:02 in a mile trot.

In the seventh race, Mark Winters Sr. drove and trains M And M Peanut, the third-place finisher. Brian Georges trains the runnerup in the 10th race, Justin’s Money.

On Sunday, in the first race, Say Hey Adam finished third and is owned by Brian and Mary Ann Georges.

Brad Woodruff, of Sabina, owns I’m Hungover which was the runnerup in the seventh race on Sunday. Brian Georges trains I’m Hungover.

In the ninth race, Park Official was the runnerup and is trained and co-owned by Winters.

In all, Both Dan Noble and Ryan Holton both drove five winners over the course of the two days. All of Noble’s wins came on Sunday while Holton drove four straight winners on Monday and had one on Sunday.

SUNDAY SUMMARY

Results from harness racing at the Clinton County Fair.

RACE 1 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Smokin Willie (Dan Noble) 3.00-2.60-3.60

Thacker (Hunter Myers) 11.00-0.00

Say Hey Adam (Wyatt Avenatti) 14.40

EX: (6-3) 34.00. QU: (3-6) 13.00. TRI (6-3-all) 46.40

RACE 2 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Ohio Prince (Ken Holliday) 9.00-3.00-4.60

Dancin Dragon (Dan Noble) 3.20-3.00

EX: (2-4) 33.20. QU: (2-4) 6.80. TRI (2-4-all) 35.60. DD: (6-2) 9.40

RACE 3 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile trot)

Bofracas (Jeff Nisonger) 3.20-2.80-2.10

Jessie’s Mission (Tyler Smith) 3.40-2.10

Crews Hilltopper (Tyler Tinch) 2.10

EX: (6-3) 4.00. QU: (3-6) 6.80. TRI (6-3-7) 19.60

RACE 4 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Jus Chillin It (Dan Noble) 3.80-2.40-7.80

Johnny Chip (Kyle Ater) 2.40-2.80

Oliverontherun (Rodney Debeck) 4.80

EX: (5-2) 7.20. QU: (2-5) 2.40. TRI (5-2-3) 36.00

RACE 5 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile trot)

K’Love (Pierce Henry) 3.60

EX: (4-3) 3.60

RACE 6 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Bevnlindas Sunnap (Ryan Holton) 9.40-2.80-2.10

Lovely Feelin (Dan Noble) 2.80-2.10

Paydaze A Blazin (Hunter Myers) 2.10

EX: (2-4) 14.60. QU: (2-4) 3.80. TRI (2-4-1) 46.40

RACE 7 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Uber Hanover (Ken Holliday) 3.00-2.80-2.10

I’m Hungover (Tyler Smith) 4.20-2.10

Cinder Lane Holden (Dan Noble) 2.10

EX: (1-4) 19.80. QU: (1-all) 2.10. QU: (4-all) 2.10. TRI: (1-4-2) 31.00. DD: (2-1) 10.60

RACE 8 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

K’s Boy (Dan Noble) 2.10-2.10-2.10

John’s a Lucky Man (Jeff Nisonger) 2.10-2.10

Zeke (Tyler Smith) 2.10

EX: (1-3) 3.60. QU: (1-3) 13.00. TRI: (1-3-5) 5.40.

RACE 9 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Feelin American (Dan Noble) 7.00-3.20-2.10

Park Official (Jack Dailey) 4.20-2.10

Big Bad Bobby (Ryan Holton) 2.10

EX: (1-all) 8.20. EX: (2-all) 2.60. QU: (1-2) 18.60. TRI: (1-2-3) 76.60

RACE 10 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile trot)

Dark Ruler (Bryan Weaver) 2.80-3.20-2.20

Hunter’s Dutchboy (Hugh Beatty) 3.00-2.40

Rose Run Spencer (Jeff Nisonger) 2.40

EX: (5-4) 2.60. QU: (4-5) 5.40. TRI: (5-4-3) 15.60

RACE 11 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile trot)

Home Run Trot (Trevor Smith) 2.20-4.60-2.10

Kandy’s Houdini (Roy Wilson) 2.10

Through The Years (Scott Cisco) 2.10

EX: (3-all) 2.10. QU: (3-4) 31.00. TRI: (3-4-6) 89.80

RACE 12 (2 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace

CG’s Boy Toy (Roger Hughes Jr) 3.00-2.20-2.20

Smell That Rock (Tyler Smith) 3.00-4.20

UF Lindsay’s Boy (Scott Ferguson) NA

EX: (3-6) 12.80. QU: (3-6) 13.80. TRI: (3-6-2) 20.80

RACE 13 (3 yr old colts and geldings, mile pace)

Ilovemywoody (Dan Noble) 2.20-2.10-2.10

Prince of Art (Jack Dailey) 2.10

EX: (5-2) 16.80. QU (2-5) 26.20. TRI: (5-2-4) 16.40. DD: (3-5) 3.20

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MONDAY SUMMARY

Results from harness racing at the Clinton County Fair. NOTE: Pari-mutuel payouts not available from USTA website for these races.

RACE 1 (3 yr old fillies, mile trot)

Sizzling Chips (Brian Georges) Time: 2:02.3

Bashful Strike (Ken Holliday)

Triumphant Woman (Scott Ferguson)

RACE 2 (3 yr old fillies, mile pace)

McDazzle (Shawn Barker II) Time: 1:58.0

Knockemstiff Nicki (Ryan Holton)

Salt And Pepper (Ken Holliday)

RACE 3 (2 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Rockaway Girl (K. Dean Glispie) Time: 2:04.1

Illmakeyousmile (Trevor Smith)

Marthas Star (Jack Dailey)

RACE 4 (2 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Rainbow Magic (Wyatt Avenatti) Time: 2:01.3

Crosswind Butercup (Jeff Nisonger)

Bad Tigress (Ryan Holton)

RACE 5 (3 yr old fillies, mile trot)

Miss Lorelei (Ryan Holton) Time: 2:02

Happy And Healthy (Jeff Nisonger)

Tinkpot (Gail Impson)

RACE 6 (2 yr old fillies, mile trot)

Waves Of Fire (Ryan Holton) Time: 2:09

Tuesdaynightlive (Trevor Smith)

Triumphant Dixie (Tyler Tinch)

RACE 7 (3 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Only Live Once (Ryan Holton) Time: 1:59.4

Dancing Lisa (Jeff Nisonger)

M And M Peanut (Mark Winters Sr)

RACE 8 (2 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Crown Time Gdfeeln (Ryan Holton) Time: 2:02.3

Destil (Jack Dailey)

Miss Rinehart (Justin Hall)

RACE 9 (2 yr old fillies, mile trot)

Creekside Winner (Devan Miller) Time: 2:07

Arbor Gal’s Quest (Ryan Holton)

Brushyacresmarykay (Wyatt Avenatti)

RACE 10 (Mile pace)

Touch And Go (Emily Hay) Time: 2:01.4

Justin’s Money (Devan Miller)

Diamond Jj (Mandy Jones)

RACE 11 (2 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Dragon Me Down (Jeff Nisonger) Time: 2:03.0

Big Bad Filly (Ken Holliday)

Pompanoprincess (Scott Ferguson)

RACE 12 (2 yr old fillies, mile pace)

Mctravisty (Ryan Holton) Time: 2:00.3

Bad Scooter (Jeff Nisonger)

Crow Foot (Trevor Smith)

Dark Ruler, driven by Bryan Weaver (middle driver), hit the wire first in the 10th race Sunday at the Clinton County Fair. At the left is runnerup Hunter’s Dutchboy, driven by Hugh Beatty. Behind Dark Ruler is third-place finisher Rose Run Spencer, driven by Jeff Nisonger.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/07/web1_Race10Sunday.jpgDark Ruler, driven by Bryan Weaver (middle driver), hit the wire first in the 10th race Sunday at the Clinton County Fair. At the left is runnerup Hunter’s Dutchboy, driven by Hugh Beatty. Behind Dark Ruler is third-place finisher Rose Run Spencer, driven by Jeff Nisonger. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal