Delaware, OH — Bythemissal, the 1-9 favorite, took control after the opening quarter mile and won the first $50,000 elimination of the Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association, by four lengths over Night Hawk in 1:51.3 on Thursday at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
In the second elimination, Fourever Boy, the 3-5 favorite, rallied from an early spot near the rear of the field to win by 1-1/4 lengths over Six Feet Apart in 1:51.4.
Following is the field for the $541,550 Little Brown Jug final in post order:
1. Fourever Boy, Dexter Dunn, Tim Twaddle
2. Bythemissal, Chris Page, Ron Burke
3. Night Hawk, David Miller, Brian Brown
4. Six Feet Apart, Matt Kakaley, Brian Brown
5. Atlas Hanover, Anthony MacDonald, Jason McGinnis
6. Gulf Shores, Yannick Gingras, Brian Brown
7. Birthday, Ronnie Wrenn Jr., Ron Burke
8. Greatest Ending, Mark MacDonald, Ian Moore