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The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing


By Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug Release

Delaware, OH – For the next six weeks, Little Brown Jug Publicity Director Jay Wolf will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 76th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Eligibles

Week #1 – August 10, 2021

1. Perfect Sting (1:48.1; $909,233)

Owners: Brittany Farms (KY) and Val D’Or Farms (NJ)

Trainer: Joe Holloway

Driver: David Miller

2. Rockyroad Hanover (1:48.1M; $291,864)

Owners: Riverview Racing (FL), Bradley Grant (ON), Kenneth Jacobs (NY) & Plouffe Head and VJ Stable (FL)

Trainer: Tony Alagna

Driver: Dexter Dunn

3. Southwind Gendry (1:49.1; $847,641)

Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Phillip Collura (PA), Knox Services (OH) & J&T Silva- Purnel & Libby (FL)

Trainer: Ron Burke

Driver: Yannick Gingras

4. Lawless Shadow (1:48.3; $728,130)

Owners: Dr. Ian Moore (ON), R G McGroup (NB), Serge Savard (QC) & Frank Cannon (FL)

Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore

Drivers: Mark MacDonald and Bob McClure

5. American Courage * (1:49.4; $479,633)

Owner: Fiddler’s Creek Stables (MI)

Trainer: Travis Alexander

Driver: Matt Kakaley

6. Abuckabett Hanover (1:49.1; $295,771)

Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (NY), Alagna Racing (NJ), Jablonsky Held Stable (NY) & Barbera N. Wienick Stable (NY) 

Trainer: Tony Alagna

Driver: Andrew McCarthy

7. One Eight Hundred (1:48; $131,239)

Owners: – Brixton Medical (NJ) & Nancy Takter (NJ)

Trainer: Nancy Takter

Driver: Tim Tetrick

8. Water Sports Teen (1:48.2; $143,080)

Owner: Joshua Jay Graber (MI)

Trainer:  Jennifer Bongiorno

Driver: Joe Bongiorno

9. Town Gossip (1:51.1: $247,033)

Owner: Robert M Weinstein (NY)

Trainer:  Jennifer Bongiorno

Driver: Joe Bongiorno

10. Lou’s Pearlman (1:47.4; $247,181)

Owners: Burke Racing Stable (PA), Weaver Bruscemi (PA), Elizabeth Novak (FL) & Howard Taylor (PA)

Trainer: Ron Burke

Driver: Yannick Gingras 

* Is eligible to supplement into the Little Brown Jug for $45,000

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