Delaware County Fair

September 16-23, 2023

Delaware County Fair

September 17-24, 2022

Bythemissal Captures the $641,550 Little Brown Jug

The supplemental entry, Bythemissal won the 77th edition of the Little Brown Jug on a sunny, but windy, Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.The $541,550 second heat was a battle between the two elimination winners – Fourever Boy and Bythemissal. Fourever Boy protected his rail position and grabbed the early command, forcing the eventual… Continue reading Bythemissal Captures the $641,550 Little Brown Jug

Jug Day Undercard

S I P Establishes a New World Mark in Bucket The Ron Burke trained S I P (Joe Bongiorno) established a new world’s mark in the $88,600 Old Oaken Bucket.The sophomore Bar Hopping colt overcame windy conditions to cut the fractions of :28.2; :56.2 and 1:24, defeating Famous Father (Andrew McCarthy) by 10 lengths in… Continue reading Jug Day Undercard

Brown Jug Society Meets, Adds Burke to Board

The Little Brown Jug Society held their annual meeting on Wednesday morning at the Delaware County Fairgrounds’ Ag Center.The society accepted the resignation of George Teague, Jr. and named him as an Honorary Member.The society then voted to add trainer/owner Ron Burke to its twenty-five-member board.“We appreciate the consultation and support George gave us,” said… Continue reading Brown Jug Society Meets, Adds Burke to Board

Treacherous Dragon Takes the 52nd Jugette

Treacherous Dragon and Dexter Dunn found enough daylight in the stretch and outsprinted the pacesetting Sea Silk (Chris Page) to take the Jugette, presented by Crawford Farms, for three-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday at the Delaware County Fair.When the field of eight were sent on their way for the $205,100 second heat, they settled in… Continue reading Treacherous Dragon Takes the 52nd Jugette

World Record Set In Buckette

Bluebird Dove Establishes a New World Mark In BucketteBluebird Dove took flight in the $91,500 Buckette for sophomore trotting fillies to highlight the Jugette Day undercard at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.Bluebird Dove defeated Disclosure (Tim Tetrick) by three quarters of a length and Valentina Blu (Joe Bongiorno) was another three lengths back in a world… Continue reading World Record Set In Buckette

Smooth Going for Rumble Strips in World Record Effort

Rumble Strips and Kayne Kauffman established a new world record in the $110,914 Ohio Breeders Championship for freshman colt trotters in Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair.When the gate’s wings folded, Kauffman hustled Rumble Strips out of his rail position and rebuffed an early challenge by Black Magic (Chris Lems), tripping the quarter mile… Continue reading Smooth Going for Rumble Strips in World Record Effort

MacDonald Brothers to Battle in the 77th LBJ

When the first elimination hits the track for the 77th edition of the Little Brown Jug on Thursday, history will again be made by the MacDonald brothers.Anthony and Mark MacDonald will become just the third set of brothers to drive against each other in the pacing classic, joining Dana & Del Cameron (five times) and… Continue reading MacDonald Brothers to Battle in the 77th LBJ

Eleven Sophomore Pacers Enter 77th Little Brown Jug

Two Eliminations Needed For $641,550 ClassicThe quartet of Bythemissal, Greatest Ending, Fourever Boy and Pleaseletmeknow lead a balanced field of 11 for the $641,550 Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association, to be held Thursday (September 22) at the Delaware County Fair.The first $50,000 elimination will feature one of the two $45,000… Continue reading Eleven Sophomore Pacers Enter 77th Little Brown Jug

Sweet On Pete and Gabby’s C Note Take OBC Splits

Sweet On Pete and Gabby’s C Note both led gate-to-wire to take their respective divisions of the $105,514 (div.) Ohio Breeders Championship for sophomore filly trotters in Monday action at the Delaware County Fair.When the wings of the starting gate opened for the second division, driver Anthony MacDonald protected his filly’s rail position and led… Continue reading Sweet On Pete and Gabby’s C Note Take OBC Splits

52nd Jugette Draws 10

Ten three-year-old filly pacers will force a pair of eliminations for the 52nd edition of the $255,100 Jugette (Wednesday, September 21) at the Delaware County Fair.The first elimination will feature Treacherous Dragon (Post 2) and the locally based Trick Of The Light (Post 4)Treacherous Dragon started the season with six straight wins, including the $308,770… Continue reading 52nd Jugette Draws 10