Friday, August 8th, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
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Jerry Bollenbacher looks out over the race track at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Celina as harness race driver Dean Ward takes his horse on a practice run Thursday afternoon. Bollenbacher has coordinated the harness races at the fair for nearly 20 years and is preparing for the upcoming competition Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
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The distinguishable smell of horses fills the speed office at the Mercer County Fairgrounds, where Jerry Bollenbacher and his helpers busily answer phones and greet harness racing drivers. Bollenbacher of Celina has been a fair . . .
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