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By Jay Wolf — Ten entries will force a pair of 5-horse eliminations in the $253,800 Jugette for three-year-old filly pacers on Wednesday, September 22 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

Among the entries are a pair of $15,000 supplemental entries – Smothastenesewisky and Oakwoodanabella Ir – who both drew into the first $50,760 elimination.

The first elimination will be led by Test Of Faith, a winner of 16 of 18 career starts and $914,050. She comes into the Jugette off a 5 ¼ length win in the $200,000 New York Sire Stakes Championship on September 10 at Yonkers Raceway.

The daughter of Art Major is owned by Melvin P. Segal, Kentuckiana Racing Stable and Eddie Gran and trained by Brett Pelling. David Miller was listed as the driver.

Oakwoodanabella (Ronnie Wrenn, Jr.) comes into the Jugette with just two starts in North American, a pair of overnight wins at Eldorado Scioto Downs, the last was in a lifetime best 1:50.4.

The daughter of Foreclosure N was undefeated at two, a perfect six-for-six in Great Britain. She was shipped to the United States and into the barn of Brian Brown.

She is owned by Denis Copse of County Limerick, Ireland.

Smothastenesewisky (Brett Miller) is the $300,000 Ohio Sire Stakes Champion who is owned and trained by Brian Haynes of Washington Court House, Ohio.

The Nob Hill High daughter was purchased for just $3,000 at the 2019 Blooded Horse Sale and has amassed $340,731. Her lifetime mark of 1:48.4 was taken on July 25th at The Red Mile in Lexington,


The second elimination will feature Nashville Elgenna (Andrew McCarthy) and Chase Lounge (Tyler Buter).

Nashville Elgenna has finished on the board in nine of eleven seasonal starts and has earned $121,200.

The daughter of Always B Miki is a homebred by Crawford Farms and is trained by Tony Alagna.

Chase Lounge comes into the race with a fourth-place finish in the $253,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championship on September 4 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

The 51st Jugette highlights the 19-race Wednesday card that has a 12:00 Noon post time.

First $50,760 Elimination

PP           Horse (Driver/Trainer) Morning Line Odds

Odds On Whitney (Tim Tetrick/Tony Alagna) 6-1

Continualou (David Miller/Ron Burke) 7/2

Oakwoodanabella Ir (Ronnie Wrenn, Jr./Brian Brown) 4-1

Test Of Faith (David Miller/Brett Pelling) 2-1

Smothastenesewisky (Brett Miller/Brian Haynes) 10-1

Second $50,760 Elimination

PP           Horse (Driver/Trainer) Morning Line Odds

Paulas Bet Hanover (Yannick Gingras/Ron Burke)  9/2

Scarlett Hanover (David Miller/Ron Burke) 10-1

Mikala (George Brennan/Nik Drennan) 6-1

Nashville Elgenna (Andrew McCarthy/Tony Alagna) 8/5

Chase Lounge (Tyler Buter/Roland Mallar) 7/2

Top four finishers will return for the $152,280 final.

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