WASHINGTON, Pa. — It has been a long road and a treasure trove of memories for Dick Stillings.

Stillings,Dick

Dick Stillings (Photo Submitted)

 


The Mount Vernon High School graduate has had nearly 6,000 winners since he drove in his first harness race in 1966. In countless races since that day at the Knox County Fairgrounds, Stillings has forged his place in the annals of harness racing. Most recently, he was inducted into the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame earlier this year.

He was already a member of the National Harness Racing Hall of Fame in Goshen, N.Y., as well as the Washington County (Pa.) Sports Hall of Fame.

Now 70 and living in Washington, Pa., Stillings is contemplating what could be his final season as a driver.

The rest of this article is available to Mount Vernon News subscribers. To continue reading, please log in or purchase a subscription. Login to the e-edition. The article will only be available for thirty (30) days.

 

 

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.

Comments are closed.