Final week for the Road to the Little Brown Jug! The 70th Little Brown Jug brought to you by Fazoli's will be raced on Thursday, September 24.
Final Week – September 15, 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
All systems seem to be a “go” as Wiggle It Jiggleit participated in a qualifier at Harrah's Philadelphia this morning, winning in 1:50.2.
2. (Last Week #4) Artspeak (1:48.2; $1,225,510)
Owners: Brittany Farms (KY), Marvin Katz (ON), Joe Sbrocco (OH) & In The Gym Partners (NY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Scott Zeron
Established a new stakes record of 1:48.2 in the $168,680 Simcoe Stakes at Mohawk on September 12.
3. (Last Week #2) Dude's The Man (1:48.4; $687,791)
Owners: M & L of Delaware, LLC (DE) and Victoria Dickinson (DE)
Trainer: Jessica Okusko
Driver: Corey Callahan/George Brennan
Dude's The Man finished second by a nose in the $500,000 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers Raceway.
4. (Last Week #3) Lost For Words (1:49.3; $537,260)
Owners: Country Club Acres (OH), William Robinson (OH), Richard Lombardo (OH) & Strollin Stable (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown
Driver: David Miller
Finished third behind Wakizashi Hanover in the $350,000 PASS Final at Pocono Downs. He was just ¾ of a length behind and was timed in 1:48.2.
5. (Last Week #5) 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
Was a solid 3rd in the Messenger Stakes, beaten only by a head.
6. (Last Week #7) Rockin In Heaven (1:50.0; $342,821)
Owner: Dr. Ian Moore (ON), Douglas Polley (NS), Francois Lecomte (QC) & Gordon McComb (NS)
Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore
Driver: David Miller/Trevor Henry
Finished fourth in the $225,000 New York Sires Stake Final at Yonkers Raceway on September 12.
7. (Last Week #8) My Hero Ron (1:49.2; $317,713)
Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), Lawrence Karr (NJ) & Frank Baldachino (NJ)
Trainer: Ron Burke
Drivers: Yannick Gingras/Matt Kakaley
Finished second in the $105,000 (div.) Liberty Bell Series at Harrah's Philadelphia.
8. (Last Week #9) Revenge Shark (1:50.2; $425,107)
Owner: Alagna Racing (NJ) & Bradley Grant (ON)
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Yannick Gingras/Brett Miller
Won the second leg of the pacing Triple Crown, the $500,000 Messenger Stakes.
9. (Last Week #10) Split The House (1:48.3; $184,649)
Owners: Scott Horner (ON), Peter 3 Milligan (ON) & James Dean (ON)
Trainer: James Dean
Driver: Randy Waples
Finished third in the Simcoe Stakes at Mohawk Raceway on September 12, timed in 1:49.
10. (Last Week NR) Badiou Hanover (1:50.2; $183,920)
Owners: Pinske Stables (MN) and Joe P Racing (FL)
Trainer: Julie Miller
Drivers: Andy Miller/Scott Zeron
Finished second to Wakizashi Hanover in the $105,000 (div.) Liberty Bell Series despite being parked most of the mile.
Dropped Out: Reverend Hanover