Top Little Brown Jug eligibles: Week 2

Delaware, OH — For the next five weeks, Jay Wolf, the Little Brown Jug publicity director, will rank the top 10 horses eligible for the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug, to be contested on Sept. 19.

Week #2 — Aug. 13

1. (last week #1) Captain Crunch (1:47.2s; $1,267,515)
Owners: 3 Brothers Stables (N.Y.), Christina Takter (N.J.), Rojan Stables (Del.) and Caviart Farms (Va.)
Trainer: Nancy Johansson
Driver: Scott Zeron

2. (#2) Shake That House (1:47.3s; $450,422)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (N.Y.), Alan Johnston (N.Y.) and Northfork Racing Stable (PA)
Trainer: Chris Oakes
Drivers: Tyler Buter and Brian Sears

3. (#4) Best In Show (1:48; $477,657)
Owners: Richard and Joanne Young (Fla.)
Trainer: Linda Toscano
Drivers: Brian Sears and Bob McClure
*is eligible to supplement into the Little Brown Jug for $45,000

4. (#5) Southwind Ozzi (1:48; $346,249)
Owners: Vincent Ali Jr. and Alma Iafelice (N.J.)
Trainer: Bill MacKenzie
Drivers: Brian Sears and Tim Tetrick

5. (#3) Workin Ona Mystery (1:49s; $348,889)
Owners: Diamond Creek Racing (Pa.), Stambaugh Leeman Stable (Ohio), Alan Keith (Ohio) and Wingfield Brothers LLC (Ohio)
Trainer: Brian Brown
Driver: Tim Tetrick

6. (#6) American Mercury (1:49.4s; $248,463)
Owners: Crawford Farms Racing (N.Y.), Northfork Racing Stable (Pa.), Chuck Pompey (Pa.) and Scott Bice (Ont.)
Trainer: Chris Oakes
Driver: Tyler Buter

7. (#9) Semi Tough (1:50.3f; $367,240)
Owners: Burke Racing Stable LLC (Pa.), Frank Baldachino (N.J.), J&T Silva- Purnel & Libby (Fla.) and Weaver Bruscemi LLC (Pa.)
Trainer: Ron Burke
Driver: Matt Kakaley

8. (not ranked) Captain Victorious (1:48.3f; $348,771)
Owners: The Captain V Stable (Pa.)
Trainer: Ron Burke
Driver: Yannick Gingras

9. (#7) Stag Party (1:50.2; $335,660)
Owners: John Fielding, Mac Nichol, McKinlay & Fielding, and West Wins Stable (Ont.)
Trainer: Casie Coleman
Driver: Jonathan Drury

10. (not ranked) De Los Cielos Deo (Q1:48.4; $249,880)
Owners: Burke Racing Stable LLC (Pa.), Larry Karr (N.J.), J&T Silva- Purnel & Libby (Fla.) and Weaver Bruscemi LLC (Pa.)
Trainer: Ron Burke
Driver: Yannick Gingras

Upcoming Events
Aug. 15: The Red Mile — Kentucky Sire Stakes Leg
Aug. 16: Harrah’s Hoosier Park — Indiana Sires Stakes Leg
Aug. 18: Georgian Downs — Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Leg
Aug. 18: Tioga Downs — Empire Breeders Classic Final

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