A field of 22 filly pacers will compete for the $298,100 Jugette on Wednesday, September 17 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
In the first elimination Lady Shadow (Doug McNair) has been named the 5-2 morning line favorite. The Shadow Play lass has won two straight races in Ontario Sire Stakes action and has bankrolled $236,861 this season for Lindsey and Connie Rankin of Lexington, MI.
Beach Gal (Tim Tetrick) was tapped the top choice in the $39,746 second elimination. The Somebeachsomewhere filly owns a 1:49.3 mark at Mohawk Raceway and has limetime earnings of 358,096. Beach Gal is trained by David Menary for Kenneth Ewen, Hewvilla Farms, Denis Breton and Larry Menary all of Ontario.
The final elimination is shaping up to be a battle between Gettingreadytoroll (Yannick Gingras) and Sandbetweenurtoes (Brett Miller)
Gettingreadytoroll is coming into the Jugette off a 1:49.4 victory in the $191,074 Simcoe Stakes. Gettingreadytoroll is campaigned by John and Jim Fielding and the 2014 Lady Pace Honoree, Christina Takter. Jimmy Takter trains the daughter of Rocknroll Hanover.
Sandbetweenurtoes has won eight of nine seasonal starts and has won nearly $250,000 this year. Larry Remmen trains the daughter of Somebeachsomewhere for Bradley Grant of Milton, Ontario.
44th Jugette -- Three-Year-Old Filly Pace
PP Horse (Driver/Trainer) Odds
1st Elimination $39,746
1. Shell Bell (Kurt Sugg/Kurt Sugg) 12-1
2. Lady Shadow (Doug McNair/Gregg McNair) 5-2
3. Color’s A Virgin (Trace Tetrick/Brian Brown) 4-1
4. Southwind Silence (Matt Kakaley/Ron Burke) 6-1
5. Ali Blue (Yannick Gingras/Jimmy Takter) 5-1
6. Beach Body (Ron Pierce/Chris Oakes) 10-1
7. Also Encouraging (David Miller/Casie Coleman) 7-2
2nd Elimination $39,746
1. Uffizi Hanover (David Miller/Jimmy Takter) 4-1
2. Allstar Rating (Yannick Gingras/Ron Burke) 7-2
3. Somethinincredible (John Campbell/Robert McIntosh) 8-1
4. Beach Gal (Tim Tetrick/David Menary) 5-2
5. Fits Well (Scott Zeron/Brian Brown) 12-1
6. Gallie Bythe Beach (John Campbell/Jim Campbell) 10-1
7. A La Notte Hanover (Yannick Gingras/Ron Burke) 8-1
8. Sectionline Aqua (TBA/Steve Bauder) 5-1
3rd Elimination $39,746
1. Cut A Deal (Brett Miller/Nick Surick) 12-1
2. Gettingreadytoroll (Yannick Gingras/Jimmy Takter) 5-2
3. Beautiful Lady (Yannick Gingras/Ron Burke) 5-1
4. Someislandsomwhere (Brett Miller/Casie Coleman) 6-1
5. Candy’s A Virgin (Trace Tetrick/Brian Brown) 4-1
6. Sandbetweenurtoes (Brett Miller/Larry Remmen) 7-2
7. Beach Story (Yannick Gingras/Kelvin Harrison) 8-1
Top three finishers in each elimination will return for the $178,862 final.