Delaware County Fair

September 16-23, 2023

Delaware County Fair

September 17-24, 2022

Top Jug Contenders, Week #1

Delaware, OH – For the six five weeks, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director Jay Wolf will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 78th edition of the $1,000,000 (est.) Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 21, 2023. In a special feature for 2023, there will be a pair of guest pickers during Weeks #4 and #5. Dave Bianconi, analyst on the Little Brown Jug simulcast show, and Brad Conrad, long-time track photographer at the Delaware County Fair, will provide their selections on August 29 and September 5.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Eligibles

Week #1 – August 8, 2023

1. It’s My Show (1:47.4f; $564,215)
Owner: Richard P. Young (FL) and Joanne Young (FL)
Trainer: Linda Toscano
Driver: Scott Zeron

2. Cannibal (1:48.1; $369,978)
Owner: Diamond Creek Racing (PA)
Trainer: Nancy Takter
Driver: Yannick Gingras

3. Voukefalas (1:48.1; $298,658)
Owner: Michael N. Pagonas (NJ)
Trainer: Michael Russo
Driver: Jordan Stratton

4. Redwood Hanover (1:49s; $188,939)
Owners: Mac T. Nichol (ON), Anthony B. Beaton (ON), McKinlay & Fielding (ON) & David L. Mercer (NS)
Trainer: Anthony Beaton
Driver: James MacDonald

5. Seven Colors (1:48.1f; $198,398)
Owners: William A. Pollock (NJ), Bruce M. Areman (NJ) & Andrew S. Harris (NJ)
Trainer: Brian Brown
Driver: Tim Tetrick/Dexter Dunn

6. Hungry Angel Boy (1:48.2; $246,645)
Owners: Alagna Racing (NJ), Pryde Stables (ON), Pit Bull Stable (NJ) & Brittany, Head, Riverview Racing (KY)
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Todd McCarthy

7. Stockade Seelster (1:49.3s; $824,820)
Owners: Sally A. MacDonald (PE) & Paul G. MacDonald (ON)
Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore
Drivers: Jody Jamieson

8. Thunder Hunter Joe (1:49.2s; $177,716)
Owners: David R. Hamm (DE), Glenn R. Phillips (DE), Christopher Giaccio (NY) & Devita Racing Stable (NY)
Trainer: Nicholas DeVita
Driver: Tyler Buter

9. Ammo (1:50.3f; $466,189)
Owners: Val D’Or Farms (SC) & Theodore Gewertz (NY)
Trainer: Joe Holloway
Driver: David Miller

10. Moment Is Here (1:49s; $258,941)
Owners: Robert McIntosh Stables (ON), Al McIntosh Holdings (ON), Frank D. Baldachino (NJ) & Mardon Stables (ON)
Trainer: Robert McIntosh
Driver: James MacDonald

Upcoming Events
August 9 Indiana State Fair Horseman Stake
August 12 MGM Northfield Park Carl Milstein Memorial
August 13 Rideau Carleton Raceway Ontario Sire Stake Gold Leg
August 14 The Red Mile Kentucky Sire Stake Leg
August 18 Harrah’s Hoosier Park Indiana Sire Stake Leg
August 19 Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Max Hempt Memorials
August 20 Tioga Downs New York Sire Stake Leg

Supplement Information

Any three-year-old pacer not currently eligible for the 78th Little Brown Jug may, with a payment of $45,000, supplement to the 2023 Little Brown Jug. Supplemental entries are due by Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Those currently eligible must submit their entry by Monday, September 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Ticket Information

For ticket information, please visit or call toll free 1-(800) DEL-FAIR.