Jug Top 10

Little Brown Jug – Top 10

August 23, 2019

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by Jay Wolf

For the next four weeks, Jay Wolf, the Little Brown Jug publicity director, will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Week #3 – Aug. 20

1. (Last Week #1) Captain Crunch (1:47.2s; $1,267,515)
Owner: 3 Brothers Stables (NY), Christina Takter (NJ), Rojan Stables (DE) and Caviart Farms (VA)
Trainer: Nancy Johansson Driver: Scott Zeron

2. (Last Week #3) Best In Show (1:48; $506,982)
Owners: Richard Young (FL) and Joanne Young (FL)
Trainer: Linda Toscano Driver: Brian Sears/Bob McClure
* Is eligible to supplement into the Little Brown Jug for $45,000

3. (Last Week #2) Shake That House (1:47.3s; $450,442)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Alan Johnston (NY), and Northfork Racing Stable (PA)
Trainer: Chris Oakes Driver: Tyler Buter/Brian Sears

4. (Last Week #4) Southwind Ozzi (1:48; $346,249)
Owners: Vincent Ali, Jr. (NJ) and Alma Iafelice (NJ)
Trainer: Bill MacKenzie Driver: Brian Sears/Tim Tetrick

5. (Last Week #3) Workin Ona Mystery (1:49s; $348,889)
Owner: Diamond Creek Racing (PA), Stambaugh Leeman Stable (OH), Alan Keith (OH) and Wingfield Brothers LLC (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown Driver: Tim Tetrick

6. (Last Week #6) American Mercury (1:49.4s; $248,463)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Northfork Racing Stable (PA), Chuck Pompey (PA) and Scott Bice (ON)
Trainer: Chris Oakes Driver: Tyler Buter

7. (Last Week #9) Semi Tough (1:50.3f; $367,240)
Owner: Burke Racing Stable LLC (PA), Frank Baldachino (NJ), J&T Silva- Purnel & Libby (FL) and Weaver Bruscemi LLC (PA)
Trainer: Ron Burke Driver: Matt Kakaley

8. (Last Week NR) Captain Victorious (1:48.3f; $348,771)
Owners: The Captain V Stable (PA)
Trainer: Ron Burke Driver: Yannick Gingras

9. (Last Week NR) Arties’s Ideal (1:50.1f; $232,421)
Owners: Bay Pond Racing Stable (PA)
Trainer: Erv Miller Driver: Marcus Miller

10. (Last Week #9) Stag Party (1:50.4; $650,005)
Owner: John Fielding (ON), Mac Nichol (ON), McKinlay & Fielding (ON) and West Wins Stable (ON)
Trainer: Casie Coleman Driver: Jonathan Drury

Upcoming Events

Aug. 23 Scioto Downs – Ohio Sires Stakes leg
Aug. 23 The Meadows — Pennsylvania Sires Stakes leg
Aug. 24 Yonkers Raceway — Messenger Stake elim
Aug. 25 Red Mile — Kentucky Sires Stakes leg

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