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By Pierre Bibbs

Mountain River Wins Championship at P.C. Fair!!!


August 9, 2023

Mountain River Relay's Nolan Werk and Tristan from Bird in Ground Relay both raise their hands in victory in the men's championship. Photo by Pierre Bibbs.

The 108th Phillips County Fair Indian Relay and Chariot Races held on Saturday, August 5, featured plenty of excitement as the Men's Championship Race and Chariot Races both ended in a photo finish.

After further review, it was determined that hometown favorite Mountain River Relay (Lodgepole) crossed the finish line first, beating runner up Bird in Ground by the length of a hoof.

The PCN caught up with Mountain River Relay's rider Nolan Werk, who won the championship in Dodson for the first time in his career.

"It feels pretty good to win it here," Werk said. "We finally got a hometown win...

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