Delaware County Fair

September 14-21, 2024

Delaware County Fair

September 17-24, 2022

Delaware, Ohio Grand Circuit Payments Due

Sustaining payments for the Little Brown Jug and the other Grand Circuit events – Jugette (3-year-old filly pace), Old Oaken Bucket (3-year-old open trot) and the Buckette (3-year-old filly trot) – are due February 15. These payments are for foals of 2021. The sustaining payments are as follows: Little Brown Jug ($750), Jugette ($500), Old… Continue reading Delaware, Ohio Grand Circuit Payments Due

The Ohio Chapter of USHWA to Hand Out 2023 Awards

The Ohio Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association will hand out its annual awards at the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association banquet on Saturday, January 13 at the Marriott Columbus OSU. The Ohio Chapter will honor Ronnie Gillespie as the recipient of the Winner’s Circle Award for outstanding achievement during the past year; Edward… Continue reading The Ohio Chapter of USHWA to Hand Out 2023 Awards

Dr. John C. Mossbarger Elected to Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame

Dr. John Mossbarger, a veterinarian and president of Midland Acres, Inc., has been elected as the 50th member of the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame by a vote of the members of the Ohio Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association. Dr. John Mossbarger and his family have bred horses in the Buckeye… Continue reading Dr. John C. Mossbarger Elected to Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame

It’s My Show wins the $1 Million Little Brown Jug

It’s My Show Rebounds in the Second Heat to win the $1,000,000 Little Brown Jug After finishing second in the third elimination and drawing post five for the $850,000 Jug final, It’s My Show and driver Scott Zeron had to come from off the pace and nip Seven Colors (Dexter Dunn) in the final strides… Continue reading It’s My Show wins the $1 Million Little Brown Jug

Jug Day Undercard

M-M’s Dream Has Gutsy Effort in the Ms. Versatility Final The heavily favored M-M’s Dream was forced to race first-over for much of the mile and gutted out a 3/4 length victory over a fast-closing Adare Castle (James MacDonald) and Warrawee Xenia (Tim Tetrick) to win the $90,000 Ms. Versatility Final. M-M’s Dream is the… Continue reading Jug Day Undercard

Ucandoit Blue Chip Takes $305,000 Jugette

Driver Scott Zeron sat patiently in the pocket with Ucandoit Blue Chip in the second heat and out sprinted fellow elimination winner Zanatta (Joe Bongiorno) in the stretch to win the $305,000 Jugette for three-year-old filly pacers on Wednesday (September 20) at the Delaware County Fair. When the $255,000 final heat was sent on their… Continue reading Ucandoit Blue Chip Takes $305,000 Jugette

Jugette Day Undercard

Buckette to Helpoftheseason Indiana invader Helpoftheseason took advantage of a late break in stride by Bella Macchiato (Dexter Dunn) to take the $88,000 Buckette for sophomore trotting fillies in 1:54.2 on the Jugette Day undercard on Wednesday (September 20) at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Pride N Joy (Todd McCarthy) finished 2 1/2 lengths back in… Continue reading Jugette Day Undercard

Jug Odds and Ends

Jug Action to be Featured on Fox Sports 2 A majority of the Jug Day card will be broadcast on Fox Sports 2 as a part of their “America’s Day at the Races,” produced by the New York Racing Association (NYRA). The broadcast window will be from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM and will feature… Continue reading Jug Odds and Ends

Hung Over Takes OBC 2CT

Hung Over showed no ill-effects of Pre-Jug partying and cruised to a 1 ½ length victory in the $131,906 Ohio Breeders Championship freshman colt trot in Tuesday (September 19) action at the Delaware County Fair. When the field of nine was sent on their way, Royal Precedent (Aaron Merriman) grabbed the early lead and parked… Continue reading Hung Over Takes OBC 2CT

Rose Run Yanae takes $120,000 OBC for sophomore filly trotters

Rose Run Yanae takes $120,000 OBC for sophomore filly trotters Rose Run Yanae (Chris Page) rebounded in the $120,000 Ohio Breeders Championship for three-year-old filly totters in Monday (September 18) action at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. When the field of eight was sent on their way, Contechsfashion (Trevor Smith) grabbed the early lead from Docs… Continue reading Rose Run Yanae takes $120,000 OBC for sophomore filly trotters