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Road to the Jug - Week #2
Date Posted: 08/26/15

For the next four weeks Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will rank the top 10 eligibles for the 70th Little Brown Jug brought to you by Fazoli's to be raced on Thursday, September 24.

Week #2 – August 25, 2015

1. (Last Week #1). Wiggle It Jiggleit (1:47.4; $1,445,644)
Owner: George Teague, Jr. Inc. (DE)
Trainer: Clyde Francis
Driver: Montrell Teague
The gelded son of Mr. Wiggles was a dominant winner of the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine on August 22 at Pocono Downs. The winning time of 1:48 is a new world record for a sophomore gelding pacer on a five-eighths mile track. The winning connections indicate that they will give Wiggle It Jiggleit a break between now and the Jug.
 
2. (Last Week #4) Dude's The Man (1:48.4; $562,791)
Owners: M & L of Delaware, LLC (DE) and Victoria Dickenson (DE)
Trainer: Jessica Okusko
Driver: Corey Callahan
Dude's The Man finished third in the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine. Has was timed in 1:48.4.

3. (Last Week #2) In The Arsenal (1:49.1; $779,473)
Owners: White Birch Farm (NJ) and In The Arsenal Racing (NJ)
Trainer: Kelvin Harrison
Driver: Brian Sears
Finished fourth in the $290,000 Empire Breeders Classic at Tioga Downs. The son of American Ideal was just ¾ lengths behind the winner and was timed in 1:50.1.

4. (Last Week #3) Lost For Words (1:49.3; $479,892)
Owners: Country Club Acres (OH), William Robinson (OH), Richard Lombardo (OH) & Strollin Stable (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown
Driver: David Miller
This son of the 2009 LBJ champion Well Said did not race last weekend.

5. (Last Week #5) Artspeak (1:48.4; $1,141,170)
Owners: Brittany Farms (KY), Marvin Katz (ON), Joe Sbrocco (OH) & In The Gym Partners (NY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Scott Zeron
He was the early pacesetter in the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine, but faded to fourth.

6. (Last Week #7) Split The House (1:48.3; $162,158)
Owners: Scott Horner (ON), Peter 3 Milligan (ON) & James Dean (ON)
Trainer: James Dean
Driver: Randy Waples
The son of Rocknroll Hanover had a three race win streak snapped in the Battle of the Brandywine.

7. (Last Week #6) Dealt A Winner (1:47.3; $363,439)
Owner: Jeffrey Snyder (NY)
Trainer: Mark Silva
Driver: David Miller
The son of Cam's Card Shark was doomed when the posts were drawn for the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine. Saddled with the outside post #9, he never in the action and finished last.

8. (Last Week NR) Rockin In Heaven (1:50.0; $294,721)
Owner: Dr. Ian Moore (ON), Douglas Polley (NS), Francois Lecomte (QC) & Gordon McComb (NS)
Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore
Driver: David Miller
Won his last start in the $290,000 Empire Breeders Classic at Tioga Downs in a new lifetime best.

9. (Last Week #8) My Hero Ron (Q1:50.1; $190,927)
Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), Lawrence Karr (NJ) & Frank Baldachino (NJ)
Trainer: Ron Burke
Drivers: Yannick Gingras/Matt Kakaley
The Well Said colt finished 5th at the Battle of the Brandywine at odds of 102-1.

10. (Last Week NR) Badiou Hanover (1:50.2; $160,370)
Owners: Pinske Stable (MN) and Joe P Racing (FL)
Trainer: Julie Miller
Drivers: Andy Miller
Finished a solid third as the pacesetter in the $200,000 Battle of the Brandywine Consolation event.

Dropped Out: Revenge Shark, Arque Hanover

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