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Top 10 Little Brown Jug Contenders - Week #5
Date Posted: 09/06/18

Over the next few weeks, Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director, will be ranking the top 10 contenders for the 73rd edition of the pacing classic.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Contenders
73rd Edition on September 20, 2018
Week No. 5 - September 5, 2018

1. (Last Week #1) Courtly Choice (1:47.1; $708,744)
Owners: Hutt Racing Stable (PA), Mac and Heim Stables (ON), Daniel Plouffe (QC) & Touch Stone Farms (ON)
Trainer: Blake Macintosh                               Driver: James MacDonald/David Miller
* Is eligible to supplement into the Little Brown Jug for $45,000
 
2. (Last Week #2) Lather Up (1:48.1s; $599,465)
Owner: Gary & Barbara Iles (DE)
Trainer: Clyde Francis                                     Driver: Montrell Teague
 
3. (Last Week #6) Stay Hungry (1:47.3; $904,072)
Owners: Bradley Grant (ON) & Irwin Samelman Estate (NV)
Trainer: Tony Alagna                                       Driver: Doug McNair
 
4. (Last Week #4) Dorsoduro Hanover (1:49.4f; $762,606)
Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Silva Prunel & Libby (FL), Weaver Bruscemi (PA) and Wingfield Five (OH)
Trainer: Ron Burke                                          Driver: Matt Kakaley
 
5. (Last Week #3) American History (1:47; $332,285)
Owner: Brittany Farms (KY), Marvin Katz (ON) & American History Racing (KY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna                                       Driver: Yannick Gingras
 
6. (Last Week #7) Hitman Hill (1:49.3f; $346,920)
Owners: Tom Hill (ON) & Northfork Racing Stable (PA)
Trainer: Chris Oakes                                        Driver: Brett Miller
 
7. (Last Week #8) Babes Dig Me (1:52.2h; $231,252)
Owners: Bradley Grant (ON), Joe Sbrocco (OH), Robert Leblanc (TX) and In The Gym Partners (NY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna                                       Driver: George Brennan
 
8. (Last Week #9) Nutcracker Sweet (1:50.2; $370,484)
Owner: Howard Taylor (PA), Order By Stable (SD) & Richard Lombardo (OH)
Trainer: Jimmy Takter                                   Driver: Brian Sears
 
9. (Last Week #5) Done Well (1:51f; $371,762)
Owners: : James Stambaugh (OH), Wingfield Brothers (OH), Milton Leeman (OH) & Alan Keith (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown                                       Driver: Scott Zeron/Tim Tetrick/Joe Bongiorno
 
10. (Last Week NR) Wes Delight (1:50.2f; $311,930)
Owner: Rick D. Phillips (NY), Deena Rachel Frost (FL) & Mark A. Harder (NJ)
Trainer: Mark Harder                                      Driver: Corey Callahan

 

Upcoming Events
August 28      YR        $86,750 New York Sire Stakes Leg       Courtly Choice         Cheese Melt            Rockapelo               1:51.1
August 28      YR        $86,750 New York Sire Stakes Leg       Ghost Dance           Twin B Tuffenuff    Jersey Jim               1:54.1     
August 30      Lex       $30,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Leg        American History    Thinkbig Dreambig Grand Teton            1:48.1
Sept 1            YR        $500,000 Messenger Stake Final         Stay Hungry             Jimmy Freight         Topville Olympian   1:52.1
Sept 1            Wdbs   $95,600 Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Leg Backstreet Shadow   Levis Day                 Sharp Action Money 1:49.2
Sept 1            Wdbs   $95,600 Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Leg The Downtown Bus  St Lads Neptune      Yacht Seelster         1:49.3
Sept 2            PcD      $253,000 Pennsylvania Sires Final       Dorsoduro Hanover  Hayden Hanover     This Is The Plan       1:49.4
Sept 5            Btva     New York Sire Stake Leg
Sept 7            Hop     Indiana Sire Stake Elim
Sept 8            ScD      Jug Preview
Sept 8            Wdbs   Simcoe Stakes
Sept 9            Lex       Kentucky Sire Stake Final
 
Italics – Jug Eligible

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