DELAWARE, OHIO—Two-year-old sustaining payments for the 79th edition of the Little Brown Jug, the 54th Jugette, the 72nd Old Oaken Bucket (3-year-old open trot) and the 72nd Buckette (3-year-old filly trot) are due March 15. These payments are for foals of 2021 and will be raced in 2024.
2-year-olds not nominated in the May 15, 2022 yearling payment, may be made eligible thru a supplemental nomination fee of $400 due on or before the March 15, 2023 payment. This supplemental payment is in addition to the normal March 15 payment.
Sustaining payments are also due for the 84th Standardbred two-year-old colt and filly stakes for foals of 2021 to be raced in 2023.
The $1,165,000 est. Ohio Breeders Championships require a single $300 ($100 for the aged events) nomination payment due March 15, 2023 with no further sustaining payments required.
Returning to the 2023 Delaware County Fair race schedule are $20,000 legs of the Buckeye Stallion Series. To nominate to the BSS, a $250 nomination fee is due with no further sustaining payments required.
The Delaware County Fair is once again pleased to be a part of the Ohio Fair Racing Conference in 2023. The OFRC events require either a $75 nomination fee for just the Delaware County Fair or $420 for all the OFRC events. Nominations for the BSS and ORFC events must be postmarked by March 15, 2023 and sent directly to the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association, 2237 Sonora Drive, Grove City, OH 43123.
The five-day Delaware Grand Circuit meet opens Sunday, September 17 and will run through Thursday, September 21.
Make checks payable and send all other 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 15 Sustaining Fees:
Little Brown Jug No. 79 (3-Year-Old Open Pace to be raced in 2024) $500
Jugette No. 54 (3-Year-Old Filly Pace to be raced in 2024) $400
Old Oaken Bucket No. 72 (3-Year-Old Open Trot to be raced in 2024) $300
Buckette No. 72 (3-Year-Old Filly Trot to be raced in 2024) $200
Standardbred No. 84 (2-year-old Colt Pace to be raced in 2023) $400
Standardbred No. 84 (2-year-old Colt Trot to be raced in 2023) $400
Standardbred No. 84 (2-year-old Filly Pace to be raced in 2023) $300
Standardbred No. 84 (2-year-old Filly Trot to be raced in 2023) $300
March 15 Nominating Fees:
Ohio Breeders Championships (To be raced in 2023) $300 or $100
Buckeye Stallion Stakes* (To be raced in 2023) $250
Ohio Fair Racing Conference* (2- and 3-Year-Old Events to be raced in 2023) $75 or $420
* Send payments to the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association