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By Jay Wolf—This is the final week of the rankings prior to the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Eligibles — 4th Edition on September 19, 2019

Week #6 (Final Week) – September 10, 2018

1. (Last Week #4) Southwind Ozzi (1:48; $515,263)

Owners: Vincent Ali, Jr. (NJ) and Alma Iafelice (NJ)

Trainer: Bill MacKenzie                                  Driver: Brian Sears

2. (Last Week #1) Captain Crunch (1:47.2s; $1,303,190)

Owner: 3 Brothers Stables (NY), Christina Takter (NJ), Rojan Stables (DE) and Caviart Farms (VA)

Trainer: Nancy Johansson                                            Driver: Scott Zeron

3. (Last Week #2) American Mercury (1:49.4s; $508,463)

Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Northfork Racing Stable (PA), Chuck Pompey (PA) and Scott Bice (ON) 

Trainer: Chris Oakes                                        Driver: Tyler Buter

4. (Last Week #6) Captain Victorious (1:48.3f; $433,278)

Owners: The Captain V Stable (PA)

Trainer: Ron Burke                                          Driver: Yannick Gingras

5. (Last Week #3) Best In Show (1:48; $539,138)

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

6. (Last Week #5) Shake That House (1:47.3s; $539,138)

Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Alan Johnston (NY), and Northfork Racing Stable (PA)

Trainer: Chris Oakes                                        Driver: Tyler Buter/Brian Sears

7. (Last Week #10) U S Captain (1:50.1; $165,783)

Owners: Brittany Farms (KY), Bradley Grant (ONT), Joseph Barbera (NY) & U S Captain Racing (KY)

Trainer: Tony Alagna                                       Driver: Dexter Dunn/Jason Bartlett

8. (Last Week #9) Stag Party (1:50.4; $660,295)

Owner: John Fielding (ON), Mac Nichol (ON), McKinlay & Fielding (ON) and West Wins Stable (ON)

Trainer: Casie Coleman                                 Driver: Jonathan Drury

9. (Last Week #NR) Wild Wild Western (1:51.2f; $186,793)

Owner: Jacobs Creek Racing (PA), Andrew Altobelli (PA) and John Deters (MI)

Trainer: Norm Parker                                     Driver: Mike Wilder

10. (Last Week #NR) Air Force Hanover (1:50.1f; $233,138)

Owner: Go Fast Stable (OH), Gilbert Short (VA) and Kapildeo Singh (NY)

Trainer: Rene Allard                                        Driver: Simon Allard

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