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Top LBJ Eligibles - Week #1
Date Posted: 08/10/19

For the next six weeks, Jay Wolf the Little Brown Jug Publicity Director will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Eligibles
74th Edition on September 19, 2019
Week #1 - August 6, 2018


1. Captain Crunch (1:47.2s; $1,267,515)
Owner: 3 Brothers Stables (NY), Christina Takter (NJ), Rojan Stables (DE) and Caviart Farms (VA)
Trainer: Nancy Johansson                                            Driver: Scott Zeron

2. Shake That House (1:47.3s; $447,297)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Alan Johnston (NY), and Northfork Racing Stable (PA)
Trainer: Chris Oakes                                        Driver: Tyler Buter/Brian Sears

3. Workin Ona Mystery (1:49s; $348,889)
Owner: Diamond Creek Racing (PA), Stambaugh Leeman Stable (OH), Alan Keith (OH) and Wingfield Brothers LLC (OH)
Trainer: Brian Brown                                       Driver: Tim Tetrick

4. Best In Show (1:48; $477,657)
Owners: Richard Young (FL) and Joanne Young (FL)
Trainer: Linda Toscano                                   Driver: Brian Sears/Bob McClure
* Is eligible to supplement into the Little Brown Jug for $45,000

5. Southwind Ozzi (1:48; $326,249)
Owners: Vincent Ali, Jr. (NJ) and Alma Iafelice (NJ)
Trainer: Bill MacKenzie                                  Driver: Brian Sears/Tim Tetrick

6. American Mercury (1:49.4s; $248,463)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Northfork Racing Stable (PA), Chuck Pompey (PA) and Scott Bice (ON)
Trainer: Chris Oakes                                        Driver: Tyler Buter

7. Stag Party (1:50.2; $335,660)
Owner: John Fielding (ON), Mac Nichol (ON), McKinlay & Fielding (ON) and West Wins Stable (ON)
Trainer: Casie Coleman                                 Driver: Jonathan Drury

8. Escapetothebeach (1:51.2f; $303,657)
Owners: Alagna and Inthegym (NJ), Joe Sbrocco (OH), Robert Leblanc (TX) and W J Donovan (FL)
Trainer: Tony Alagna                                       Driver: Tim Tetrick

9. Semi Tough (1:51.1f; $360,740)
Owner: Burke Racing Stable LLC (PA), Frank Baldachino (NJ), J&T Silva- Purnel & Libby (FL) and Weaver Bruscemi LLC (PA)
Trainer: Ron Burke                                          Driver: Matt Kakaley

10. Wild Wild Western (1:51.2f; $147,342)
Owners: Jacobs Creek Racing LLC (PA), Andrew Altobelli (PA) and John Deters (MI)
Trainer: Norm Parker                                     Driver: Mike Wilder


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