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JUG CONTENDERS – Week 6

By Jay Wolf, for Little Brown Top JugTop Contenders, Week #6 (Final Week)

Delaware, OH – Little Brown Jug Publicity Director Jay Wolf ranks the top 10 horses eligible for the 76th edition of the Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horseman’s Association, to be contested on Thursday, September 23, 2021.

Top 10 Little Brown Jug Eligibles

Week #6 – September 7, 2021

1. (Last Week #1) Perfect Sting (1:48.1; $1,181,983)

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

Trainer: Joe Holloway

Driver: David Miller

2. (Last Week #3) Whichwaytothebeach (1:49.2; $419,047)

Owners: – Alan Johnston (NY) & John Craig (ON)

Trainer: Brett Pelling

Driver: Andrew McCarthy & Sylvain Filion

3. (Last Week NR) Desperate Man * (1:49.3; $664,325)

Owners: Kathy Cecchin (ON), John Cecchin (ON), Nicole Davies (ON) & Paul Davies (ON)

Trainer: Kathy Cecchin

Driver: Trevor Henry

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

4. (Last Week #4) Lou’s Pearlman (1:47.4; $423,681)

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

Trainer: Ron Burke

Driver: Yannick Gingras

5. (Last Week 10) I’ll Drink To That (1:50.2; $329,489)

Owners: Craig Henderson (IL), Lawrence Minowitz (CT), Robert Mondillo (OH) & Oompa`s Farm Inc (NJ)

Trainer: Chris Ryder

Driver: David Miller & Todd McCarthy

6. (Last Week #7) Town Gossip (1:49.4: $382,008)

Owner: Robert M Weinstein (NY)

Trainer:  Jennifer Bongiorno

Driver: Joe Bongiorno

7. (Last Week #5) Rockyroad Hanover (1:48.1M; $332,214)

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

Trainer: Tony Alagna

Driver: Dexter Dunn

8. (Last Week #8) American Courage * (1:49.4; $532,504)

Owner: Fiddler’s Creek Stables (MI)

Trainer: Travis Alexander

Driver: Matt Kakaley

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

9. (Last Week #9) Abuckabett Hanover (1:49.1; $300,571)

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

Trainer: Tony Alagna

Driver: Andrew McCarthy

10. (Last Week #3) Southwind Gendry (1:49.1; $865,841)

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

Trainer: Ron Burke

Driver: Yannick Gingras

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September 19      The Red Mile                                                      Kentucky Sire Stakes Final

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