Pinot Blanc wins


Annual D.E. Mossbarger Fayette County Classic

By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



PINOT BLANC WINS D.E. MOSSBARGER FAYETTE COUNTY CLASSIC — (l-r); Cinque Gibson, Jeff Smithson, Senior Fairboard; Bob Schwartz, Senior Fairboard; Chuck Anderson (behind fence); David Young, Ryan Holton, driver; Peggy Carter, co-owner and Fayette County Fair Queen Aubrey Schwartz.

PINOT BLANC WINS D.E. MOSSBARGER FAYETTE COUNTY CLASSIC — (l-r); Cinque Gibson, Jeff Smithson, Senior Fairboard; Bob Schwartz, Senior Fairboard; Chuck Anderson (behind fence); David Young, Ryan Holton, driver; Peggy Carter, co-owner and Fayette County Fair Queen Aubrey Schwartz.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Pinot Blanc, driven by Ryan Holton, crosses the finish line for the win in the D.E. Mossbarger Fayette County Classic Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Fayette County Fair.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

There were 14 harness races on a hot Saturday, July 25 at the Fayette County Fair.

The final race of the day was the annual D.E. Mossbarger Fayette County Classic, for two-year-olds sired by pacing stallions in Fayette County.

That race was won by Pinot Blanc, driven by Ryan Holton. The winning time was 2:03.4. The six horses in that event were racing for a purse of $9,000.

The following are the results of Saturday’s races at the fair:

RACE NO. 1, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY TROT, FIRST DIVISION, PURSE $5,256, SPONSORED BY FAYETTE COUNTY HARNESS HORSEMEN’S ASSOCIATION

Horse, driver and trainer

1. Boujee Girl, Tyler Smith, Virgil Morgan Jr., 5.40, 4.20, 2.60; 2. Telling The Story, Richard Dingledine, Kimberly Dailey, 7.00, 4.00; 3. Sss Mindee, K. Dean Glispie, K. Dean Glispie, 2.60

Time: 32.2, 1:04.1, 1:36.0, 2:07.2

Exacta, 3-5, 34.60; Quinella, 3-5, 23.20; Trifecta, 3-5-4, 54.20

Rest of field in order of finish: 4. Before You Go Go, Brendan Johnson, Clarence Foulk; 5. Itscheaprtokeepher, Ken Holliday, Jim Arledge Jr.; Whispering Willow, Jeff Nisonger, Mark Winters.

RACE NO. 2, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY PACE, FIRST DIVISION, PURSE $3,347, THE CLYDE TUFFY MARTINDALE MEMORIAL

1. Dragons Lucky Lady, Brendan Johnson, Clarence Foulk, 12.60, 3.60, 2.60; 2. Rockin Moon, Alex Hawk, Earl Owings, 7.00; 3. Ball Diamond, 2.40

Time: 29.4, 59.4, 1:31.0, 2:01.3

Exacta, 5-4, 35.80; Quinella, 4-5, 27.80; Trifecta, 5-4-all, 147.20; Daily Double, 3-5, 21.20

4. Southern Panda, Jeremy Smith, Mike Polhamus; 5. Big Bad Abba, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz; 6. I Got It, Ryan Holton, Aimee Hock; 7. Sonnett’s Hanover, Jeff Nisonger, Mark Winters.

RACE NO. 3, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD COLT PACE, FIRST DIVISION, PURSE $3,303, THE KENNY KIRK MEMORIAL

1. Take A Stand, Kyle Ater, Dan Ater, 3.20, 2.20, 2.10; 2. Pullingthestrings, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz, 2.60, 2.10; 3. Odds On Overlay, Alex Hawk, Virgil Morgan Jr., 2.10

Time: 31.4, 1:03.4, 1:35.0, 2:04.1

Exacta, 1-3, 8.00; Quinella, 1-3, 11.40; Trifecta, 1-3-5, 18.60

4. Mctitan, Richard Holsapple, Richard Holsapple; 5. Piketon Flash, Jeff Nisonger, Ed Davis.

RACE NO. 4, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 3-YEAR-OLD COLT TROT, FIRST DIVISION, PURSE $3,704, SPONSORED BY SECOND EDITION RACING

1. Upfront Stone, Tyler Smith, Chris McGuire, 8.00, 4.60, 2.80; 2. Mj’slibertyvalance, Hugh Beatty, Doyle Bross, 5..20, 5.00; 3. Don’t Fire, Ronnie Gillespie, Dalton Walls, 3.60

Time: 30.4, 1:00.3, 1:31.0, 2:02.1

Exacta, 6-5, 100.60; Quinella, 5-6, 29.40; Trifecta, 6-5-all, 51.00

4. Itza Prince, Jeremy Smith, Mike Polhamus; 5. Larochelle Hanover, Roy Selander, Roy Selander; scratched, Fausses Rumeurs.

RACE NO. 5, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY PACE, SECOND DIVISION, PURSE $3,347, SPONSORED BY BUCKLEY BROTHERS

1. Saddle Up N Cruise, Jeremy Smith, Virgil Morgan Jr., 7.40, 5.00, 3.20; 2. Creekside Duchess, Jeff Nisonger, David Elliott, 3.20, 2.40; 3. Wanna Rock, Ryan Holton, Steve Carter, 3.00

Time: 30.1, 1:03.0, 1:33.2, 2:03.4

Exacta, 5-3, 21.20; Quinella, 3-5, 7.20; Trifecta, 5-3-6, 28.40

4. Lees Creek Flash, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz; 5. Not Just Any Girl, Keith Crawford, Keith Crawford; 6. Scarlett Mae, Austin Hanners, Dustin Arledge; 7. Said Perfectly, Tyler Smith, Mark Winters.

RACE NO. 6, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD COLT PACE, SECOND DIVISIONM, PURSE $3,303, IN MEMORY OF ALVIN & NEAL LONG

1. Woo Said, Allen Woolums, Donald Williams, 4.00, 2.10, 2.10; 2. Rose Run Warrior, Brendan Johnson, Clarence Foulk, 2.10, 2.10; 3. Just Marvelous, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz, 2.80

Time: 29.2, 1:00.4, 1:31.0, 2:02.0

Exacta, 4-6, 5.60; Quinella, 4-6, 3.20; Trifecta, 4-6-3, 44.40

4. Mccash, Jeremy Smith, Dustin Arledge; 5. Sheas Kid, Clayton Pfeifer, Dustin Pfeifer; 6. U R Bad, Scott Ferguson, Scott Ferguson.

RACE NO. 7, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 3-YEAR-OLD COLT TROT, SECOND DIVISION, PURSE $3,704, SPONSORED BY FAYETTE COUNTY HARNESS HORSEMEN’S ASSOCIATION

1. Rose Run Vindicate, Jeremy Smith, Mike Polhamus, 3.20, 2.40, 2.40; 2. Crusin Cody, Scott Cisco, Kimberly Dailey, 3.20, 3.00; 3. Sundancediamond, Dustin Bothman, Steve Carter, 3.60

Time: 30.3, 1:01.2, 1:31.3, 2:02.0

Exacta, 2-1, 5.00; Quinella, 1-2, 5.00; Trifecta, 2-1-4, 10.80

4. Brilliant Bob, Mark Winters, Mark Winters; 5. My Lucky Prinz, Jeff Nisonger, Brian Roebuck; scratch, Team Jesse

RACE NO. 8, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY PACE, THIRD DIVISION, PURSE $3,347, JEANNE CARROLL LARRICK MEMORIAL

1. Mean Irene, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz, 10.40, 14.20, 6.00; 2. Valerya Steel, Brendan Johnson, Clarence Foulk, 3.40, 3.00; 3. Alli B Terror, Jeff Nisonger, Deborah Swartz, 5.20

Time: 30.0, 1:01.2, 1:32.0, 2:03.0

Exacta, 5-3, 27.80; Quinella, 3-5, 37.20; Trifecta, 5-all-all, 20.00; Daily Double, 2-5, 21.60

4. Mile Cruiser, Ryan Holton, David Elliott; 5. Won Fine Filly, Kyle Ater, Dan Ater; 6. Lady Bambi, Ronnie Gillespie, Ronnie Gillespie.

RACE NO. 9, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD COLT PACE, THIRD DIVISION, PURSE $3,303, THE JACKIE JOHNS MEMORIAL

1. Big Boss Hill, Alex Hawk, 5.40, 2.80, 6.00; 2. Hello Rocky, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz, 3.20, 3.20; 3. Wj’s Big Breeze, Roy Burns, Roy Burns, 3.60

Time: 31.4, 1:05.4, 1:40.3, 2:10.0

Exacta, 4-5, 8.00; Quinella, 4-5, 4.80; Trifecta, 4-5-2, 9.80

4. Beantown Bruschi, Jeff Nisonger, Mike Roth; 5. Risky Mike, David Myers, David Myers

RACE NO. 10, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY TROT, SECOND DIVISION, PURSE $5,256, IN MEMORY OF BILL STEVENS

1. Essentally, Jeff Nisonger, Brian Roebuck, 30.80, 3.20, 3.80; 2. Forget The Past, Dewayne Minor, Brian Georges, 2.60, 3.40; 3. Rose Run Wildcat, Hugh Beatty, Hugh Beatty, 5.60

Time: 32.4, 1:04.2, 1:36.3, 2:09.1

Exacta, all-5, 17.40; Quinella, 4-5, 13.40; Trifecta, 4-5-all, 42.20

4. Credit My MVP, Roger Hughes Jr., Michelle Caldwell; 5. K Anne, Roy Burns, Roy Burns; 6. Duchess Van Fossan, Alex Hawk, Mike Sowers.

RACE NO. 11, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 3-YEAR-OLD COLT TROT, THIRD DIVISION, PURSE $3,704, SPONSORED BY ROBERT SCHWARTZ

1. Big Box Hanover, Jeff Nisonger, Dalton Walls, 4.60, 2.20, 2.10; 2. Heavenly Hope, Jeremy Smith, Michelle Caldwell, 2.60, 2.10; 3. Jamahl Chip, Scott Cisco, Steve Moore, 2.10

Time: 30.0, 1:00.1, 1:31.3, 2:02.1

Exacta, 5-3, 4.00; Quinella, 3-5, 6.00; Trifecta, 5-3-4, 11.40

4. Hands On Chip, Hugh Beatty, Mark Winters; 5. Lucky Louie T, Alex Hawk, Dustin Arledge; 6. Action Li, Tyler Smith, Virgil Morgan Jr.

RACE NO. 12, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY PACE, FOURTH DIVISION, PURSE $3,347

1. Cantweallgetalong, Trevor Smith, Jeff Smith, 8.80, 3.80, 2.20; 2. Lady Says Win, Jeff Nisonger, Mark Winters, 4.40, 2.80; 3. My Guilty Pleasure, Ryan Holton, Christi Noble, 2.80

Time: 30.2, 1:02.0, 1:33.3, 2:04.3

Exacta, 1-7, 31.60; Quinella, 1-7, 7.60; Trifecta, 1-7-4, 28.20

4. Wiggle Room, Tyler Smith, Virgil Morgan Jr.; 5. Mach’s Deli, Keely Moore, Roy Murphy Jr.; 6. Kj Likes To Boogie, Brendan Johnson, Bret Schwartz; 7. Triple M, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz

RACE NO. 13, OHIO COLT RACING ASSOCIATION, 2-YEAR-OLD COLT PACE, FOURTH DIVISION, PURSE $3,303

1. Sectionlinetwister, Ronnie Gillespie, Steve Bauder, 7.80, 10.00, 2.60; 2. Jumpin Jim Finn, Charles Bolen, James Bolen Jr., 4.20, 2.40; Speakerofdahouse, Ryan Holton, Steve Carter, 2.80

Time: 31.1, 1:03.0, 1:33.1, 2:04.3

Exacta, 5-all, 5.00; Exacta, all-2, 5.80; Quinella, 2-5, 15.40; Trifecta, 5-2-4, 58.80

4. Art Kisser, Scott Cisco, Bret Scwhartz; 5. Bearcreekplayer, Scott Ferguson, Scott Ferguson; scratch Zack Rocks.

RACE NO. 14, THE D.E. MOSSBARGER FAYETTE COUNTY CLASSIC, 2-YEAR-OLDS SIRED BY PACING STALLIONS IN FAYETTE COUNTY, PURSE $9,000, SPONSORED BY MIDLAND ACRES

1. Pinot Blanc, Ryan Holton, Steve Carter, 4.20, 2.40, 2.10; 2. Cc Official, Scott Cisco, Bret Schwartz, 2.60, 2.60; 3. Pike Rock, Alex Hawk, Bobby Carter, 2.10

Time: 30.4, 1:03.0, 1:34.1, 2:03.4

Exacta, 5-2, 4.80; Quinella, 2-5, 9.20; Trifecta, 5-2-6, 120.80; Daily Double, 5-5, 38.60

4. Yankee Sage, Brendan Johnson, Bret Schwartz; 5. Life Master, Jeff Nisonger, Mark Winters; 6. Smilin Bobby, Tyler Smith, Mark Rowe.

PINOT BLANC WINS D.E. MOSSBARGER FAYETTE COUNTY CLASSIC — (l-r); Cinque Gibson, Jeff Smithson, Senior Fairboard; Bob Schwartz, Senior Fairboard; Chuck Anderson (behind fence); David Young, Ryan Holton, driver; Peggy Carter, co-owner and Fayette County Fair Queen Aubrey Schwartz.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2020/07/web1_Fayette-County-Classic-winner-July-25-2020.jpgPINOT BLANC WINS D.E. MOSSBARGER FAYETTE COUNTY CLASSIC — (l-r); Cinque Gibson, Jeff Smithson, Senior Fairboard; Bob Schwartz, Senior Fairboard; Chuck Anderson (behind fence); David Young, Ryan Holton, driver; Peggy Carter, co-owner and Fayette County Fair Queen Aubrey Schwartz. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Pinot Blanc, driven by Ryan Holton, crosses the finish line for the win in the D.E. Mossbarger Fayette County Classic Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Fayette County Fair.
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Annual D.E. Mossbarger Fayette County Classic

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com