Bronx Seelster wins Gene Riegle Memorial

by | Aug 27, 2021 | Darke County News, Events, Greenville, The Great Darke County Fair

Darke County Fair Board Members join Bronx Seelster in the winners circle following the Gene Riegle Memorial race.

Bronx Seelster wins with a time of 1:52.4 on a rain-beaten track.

GREENVILLE – Bronx Seelster highlighted the field at the 2021 Great Darke County Fair winning the 2021 Gene Riegle Memorial in a time of 1:53 and take home the $35,000 winner’s check.

“Power filled race as always,” said Tim Harless.  “We’re excited to see them go that time of mile on a rain-beaten track.”

Heavy rains moved through the area moving the evening’s 15-race starting time back 30-minutes concluding with the prestigious Gene Riegle Memorial.

Locally owned One Corona To Go, Platinum Racing Stables finished a strong third in the evening’s featured race.

“A bunch of tough horses,” Harless noted of the Gene Riegle Memorial. “Platinum Racings; One Coronas To Go, locally owned and we all pull for our friends.”

  1. 1:52.4 Bronx Seelster
  2. 1:54.2 Alwaystellthetruth
  3. 1:54.4 One Corona To Go
  4. 1:55.0 Docdor Friskie
  5. 55.0 Big Booty Rudy
  6. 1:55.1 Baba O’riley
  7. 1:55.2 Yacht Week
  8. 1:55.3 Chief Mate
Bronx Seelster leads a field of eight to the finish line to win the Gene Riegle Memorial
Bronx Seelster crosses the finish line to win the Great Darke County Fair's 2021 Gene Riegle Memorial.
Bronx Seelster comes to the Gene Riegle Memorial winners circle.

Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics.

Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award.

Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@darkecountynow.com or 937-459-9547.

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