Monday, August 12th, 2019
Photo by Gary R. Rasberry/The Daily Standard

Doug Ballinger calls the action during the first race of Sunday's harness racing program at the Mercer County Fair. The Celina resident is beginning 50 years of calling harness racing, a total of over 30,000 in his career.

Related online story:
CELINA - Fans who have attended harness racing at the Mercer County Fair for nearly five decades have heard the voice of Doug Ballinger calling races from the top of the judges' stand located at the finish line. [More]
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