DELAWARE, OHIO—Two-year-old sustaining payments for the 71st edition of the Little Brown Jug, the 46th Jugette, the 64th Old Oaken Bucket (3-year-old open trot) and the 65th Buckette (3-year-old filly trot) are due March 16. These payments are for foals of 2013 and will be raced in 2016.
Sustaining payments are also due for the 76th Standardbred two-year-old colt and filly stakes for foals of 2013 to be raced in 2015.
The $650,000 est. Ohio Breeders Championships require a single $300 nomination payment due March 16, 2014 with no further sustaining payments required.
The Delaware County Fair is pleased to be a part of the Ohio Fair Racing Conference in 2015. The OFRC events are replacing the Delaware Open Series and require either a $75 nomination fee for just the Delaware County Fair or $200 for all the OFRC events. Nominations for the ORFC events must be postmarked by March 16, 2015 and sent directly to the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association, 850 Michigan Ave. – Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43215.
The five day Delaware Grand Circuit meet opens Sunday, September 20 and will run through Thursday, September 24. This year, all events will be using the 50%-25%-12%-8%-5% formula for purse payouts.
"We are looking forward to the 2015 Grand Circuit meet at the Delaware County Fairgrounds," noted Tom Wright, Director of Racing for the Little Brown Jug. "We are excited to bring back Monday racing at Delaware and have planned a fun late afternoon program (3:00 PM post time) that should appeal to the casual fan and racing enthusiast."
Make checks payable and send all entries to: The Delaware County Fair, Tom Wright, P.O. Box 1560, Powell, OH 43065.
For the latest news, information and nomination forms, please visit the Little Brown Jug website: www.littlebrownjug.com.
March 16 Sustaining Fees:
Little Brown Jug No. 71 (3-Year Old Open Pace to be raced in 2016) $500
Jugette No. 46 (3-Year Old Filly Pace to be raced in 2016) $400
Old Oaken Bucket No. 64 (3-Year Old Open Trot to be raced in 2016) $300
Buckette No. 65 (3-Year Old Filly Trot to be raced in 2016) $200
Standardbred No. 76 (2-year-old Colt Pace to be raced in 2015) $400
Standardbred No. 76 (2-year-old Colt Trot to be raced in 2015) $400
Standardbred No. 76 (2-year-old Filly Pace to be raced in 2015) $300
Standardbred No. 76 (2-year-old Filly Trot to be raced in 2015) $300
March 16 Nominating Fees:
Ohio Breeders Championships (2 and 3 Year Old Events to be raced in 2015) $300
Ohio Fair Racing Conference (2 and 3 Year Old Events to be raced in 2015) $75 or $200