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March 4, 2015

Ag Society announces open pace $10K purse

GREENVILLE – The Three Diamonds filly and mare open pace will now carry a purse of $10,000. The event is scheduled on closing night of the meet on Friday August 22nd. Sugar Valley Farms in Delaware, Ohio will award the winning mare a breeding to Woodstock. He is a son of Rocknroll Hanover, out of a full sister to the super sire Arts Place, Gothic Lady. Woodstock’s oldest foals are yearlings with some of his babies set to sell at the Blooded Horse Sale in Delaware, Ohio during the yearling section on Monday, August 25th.

Also, the Darke County Harness Horsemen’s Association will be footing the bill to ensure that every overnight division races for a minimum of $1,000. DCHHA President Kerby Wilcox made the announcement following a meeting with the DCHHA officers. According to Wilcox, “We have worked hard to build our account and hope to establish a special purse account in the future to ensure higher purses for the afternoon sessions also. It all starts with county fair racing and our hope is to see a strong list entries for our upcoming meet.”

Racing returns to Greenville, Ohio on Friday night, August 15 for the Great Darke County Fair’s annual week long race meet. Racing also takes place on Saturday, August 16, afternoon and night, and on Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22 in the afternoons and nights. Afternoon post times are 1 pm except for Friday August 22 it will be at noon. Evening post times at 7 pm.

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