Dr. Don "Doc” Mossbarger, founder of Midland Acres of Bloomingburg, Ohio,has been selected as the 30th Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame Honoree by the Delaware County Fair.
Midland Acres was originally established in the 1960s to supplement Dr. Mossbarger's veterinary practice. Midland Acres has stood some of Ohio's best stallions; Speed In Action, Final Score, Nobleland Sam. Today, Midland Acres stands 12 stallions, including the 2011 LBJ champion Big Bad John.
The U.S. Trotting Association credits Mossbarger and Midland Acres as breeding more than 1,584 standardbreds with earnings of more than $47.5 million.
Dr. Mossbarger was a tireless supporter of the efforts to bring the video lottery terminals (VTLs) to Ohio's racetracks.
Dr. Mossbarger is a member of the Little Brown Jug Society and a past president and former board member of the Ohio Harness Horseman's Association. In 1994 Dr. Mossbarger was elected into the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame. (LBJ)