Entries up significantly in harness races


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An increase inpurse money generated byproceeds from casinos in Ohio spurred a resurgence of the harness racing program at the Carroll County Fair. Over 100 horseswent to the starting gate in17 races Tuesday afternoon.Last year, just over 40 horses were entered in the races. The fastest race of the day was a Home Talent Colt Stakes (Trot) for two-year-old colts and geldings which crossed the finish line in a time of 2:01.1. Quarter times were .34, 106.4 and 1:39.4. The brown gelding is owned by Charles Branthoover of Chagrin Falls. He was driven by Jason Thompson. My Arch Heir finished second and Bend in the River placed third. The top three horses in each

, race, owner and driver in each race are as follows: Free For All Trot: 2:08.1; 1.) Triple Command, John Wengerd, Dundee; J.D. Wengerd; 2.) Myolin


ist, Sam B.Mullet, Sugarcreek, Mike Mullet; 3.) One Fast Knight, Kennedy Sports Corp. of Macedonia, Clair Umholtz. Free For All Pace: 2:01.3; 1.) Mr. I Am, Thomas Phillips, Romulus, MI, Jonas Hershberger; 2.) Silverhill Princes, Richard Johnson, South Lyon, MI; J.D.Wengerd; 3.) Wygant Belle, Colt N Filly Stables, Medina; Kurt Sugg. See RACES, B-2 Home Talent Colt States (trot) for two-year-old fillies: 2:08; 1.) Stevens Queen, William Bell, Dorset; Joseph Kramp; 2.) Lightning Dunn, Charles Branhoover; Jason Thompson; 3.) Great Big Bertha, Linda Polk, Zanesville, Jonas Hershberger. Home Talent Colt Stakes (trot) for three-year-old fillies: 2:06.2; 1.) Luann Dunn, 3 Amigos-Saps, Greensburgh, PA; Jimmy Smith; 2.) Anastasia Giggle, Jeffrey Conger, Hudson; Jeff Conger; 3.) Song of the Valley, Philip Baldauf, Akron; Kurt Sugg. Home Talent ColtStakes (pace) two-year- old fillies: 2:05.4: 1.) Becks Wood Place, Calvin Lamb, Marion; Kurt Sugg; 2.) Sr. Beach Babe, Richard Stacy, New Springfield; Charlie Myrick; 3.) Fabulous Feeling, Up Front Racing, Canfield; Ronnie Wrenn Jr. Home Talent Cold Stakes (trot) three-year-old colts and geldings: 2:11.2; 1.) Mr. Fix It Elwood, Steven Arendash, Munroe Falls; J.D. Wenderd; 2.) Fast to the Wire, Larry Lynn, Berlin Center; Jimmy Smith; 3.) MJ’s Rocket Chip, Doyle Bross and Roy Yoder, Ohio; Jonas Hershberger. Home Talent Colt Stakes (pace) two-year-old colts and geldings: 2:10.2; 1.) ImACowboy Casanova, Richard Paltani, Sagamore Hills; Tye Loy; 2.) Broad Ways Trouble, Richard Lee, Charlie Myrick; 3.) Oaks Warrior, Crist Hershberger, Parma. Free For All Trot: 2:04.2; 1.) Calling a Victory,Douglas Heasley, Salem; Jason Thompason; 2.) Son OfA Spur, Colt and Filly Stable; Kurt Sugg; 3.) Bubbylicioush, Christine Thompson and Dana Limbach, OH; Ammon Hershberger. Home Talent Colt Stakes (trot) three-year-old colts and geldings: 2:07.2; 1.) Super Sheff Frosty, Charles Branhoover; Jason Thompson; 2.) Might Musclemania, Up Front Racing, Amherst; Kurt Sugg; 3.) Mr. Miracle Dunn, Andrew Coblentz, Wooster. Home Talent Colt Stakes (pace) three-year-old colts and geldings: 2:02.2; 1.) Nashville Bound, Lori Hamlet, Northfield; Kurt Sugg; 2.) Beauty’s Bandit, Rock Mapes, Macedonia; Keith Kash; 3.)Warrior Spirit, Tricia Shephard and Gary Carlson; Jonas Hershberger. Home Talent Colt Stakes (trot) three-year-old fillies: 2:09; 1.) TT’sShutterbug, John Wengerd, Wooster; John Wengerd; 2.) Dunk, Parent Racing Stables, Akron; Jason Thompson; 3.) Samoa Begonia, Shane Heasley, Canfield; Jonas Hershberger. Home Talent Colt Stakes (pace) three-year-old fillies: 2:07.1; 1.) Ut Oh Spakiddio, Jeff Kidd, Hartville; Ronnie Wrenn Jr.; 2.) Western Luann, Samuel Clark, Beverly; 3.) Zebra Stripes, Dean Davis, Ashley Dunn, OH; Kurt Sugg. Home Talent Colt Stakes (trot) two-year-old colts and geldings: 2:14.3; 1.) Missing Chip, Up Front Racing, Ronnie Wrenn Jr.; 2.) NoCount, Hans Buchmann, Martin Wollman, OH; Marty Wollam; 3.)Church Street T., Barn Dillion, Donna Weber, OH, Barney Dillon. Home Talent Colt Stakes (pace) two-year-old colts and fillies: 2:08.3; 1.) True Spirit, Martin Yoder, Kidron; J.D. Wengerd; 2.) King James, Eric Nesselroad, and Samuel Clark, OH; Jonas Hershberger; 3.) Shermy, Richard Johnson, South Lyon, MI. Home Talent Colt Stakes (trot) two-year-old fillies: 2:11.3; 1.) Kandy Krisp, John Stafford and Tucker Baumiller, OH; Jason Thompson; 2.) Ou Nip Too, Pine Grove Stables, Parkman; Crist Hershberger; 3.) Zoe May, Charles Linden and Lanny Merriman, OH; Lanny Merriman. Home Talent Colt Stakes (pace) two-year-old fillies: 2:03.3; 1.) Sureimalynn, Betty Shaw, Mt.Vernon; 2.) Third Date, Richard Johnson; J.D. Wengerd; 3.) Player’s Sweetie, Big Dream Stables; Jason Thompson.